Inventio, ThyssenKrupp Ax Suit After Elevator Patent Ruled Invalid

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 3:37 PM EST) -- Swiss company Inventio AG on Monday ended its patent infringement action against German-owned GermanThyssenKrupp Elevators Corp., less than a month after suing it over elevators at 1 World Trade Center in lower Manhattan and elsewhere that allegedly infringe a patented elevator installation method.

Inventio, a unit of Schindler Elevator Corp., and ThyssenKrupp lodged a joint stipulation of dismissal in New York federal court after the patent-at-issue was found to be invalid by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Nov. 27 in a...
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