Court Vacates Injunction In Pipe Fitting Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court granted Parker Hannifin Corp. a victory in a patent suit over pipe fitting technology, vacating an injunction that barred Parker Hannifin from selling products alleged to infringe two patents owned by OmegaFlex Inc. and reversing a lower court's decision to grant summary judgment of validity with respect to OmegaFlex's patents.

In a 10-page opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit remanded the case back to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

“We're pleased,” Parker Hannifin spokesman Jim...
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