GM Hit With IP Suit Over OnStar Navigation System

Law360, New York (April 9, 2012, 12:59 PM EDT) -- A patent-holding company on Friday sued General Motors Co. in Georgia federal court alleging OnStar, the auto giant's in-car safety and navigation system, infringes six patents for vehicle tracking and remote car-starting technology.

Georgia-based Omega Patents LLC, owner of the patent rights to technology invented by auto electronics developer Kenneth E. Flick, says that vehicles equipped with the OnStar system infringe four patents on technology that tracks and diagnoses a vehicle's condition and two patents that cover technology for a remote starting system that interacts with...
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