Norco Wins Royalties In Transmission Patent Suit Vs. Motorvac

Law360, New York (February 15, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal court in California has awarded Norco Industries Inc. royalties in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against rival Motorvac Technologies, Inc. over a technology that helped establish a broad market for transmission fluid exchanger devices.

A jury in the Central District of California returned a verdict last month, finding that the manufacture and sale of transmission fluid exchange machines by Motorvac willfully infringed U.S. Patent No. 5,370,160, owned by Norco Industries Inc.

The jury also confirmed the validity of Norco's '160 patent, and awarded Norco...
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