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GE Faces Suit Over Satellite Tracking Technology

Law360 (December 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Houston inventor has zeroed in on General Electric Co. in a patent infringement suit over its satellite asset tracking system.

Joseph Smith filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday, alleging that GE’s real-time VeriWise device that uses global positioning technology and a low-earth satellite system infringes his patent covering a “tracking control and logistics system and method.”

GE’s two-way data transmission system allows customers to keep an eye on their assets via the Internet and report their...
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