Polar Says Avocet's Altitude-Tracking IP Suit Too Late

Law360, San Francisco (April 2, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Polar Electro Inc. urged a California federal judge Tuesday to toss Avocet Sports Technology Inc.'s suit accusing Polar of infringing patents on technology that tracks athletes' altitude changes, arguing that Avocet should have known about Polar's products years ago and waited too long to sue.

Polar Electro has marketed and sold its accumulating altitude products openly for years, giving Avocet plenty of chances to bring its case, argued its attorney, John Moran of Holland & Knight LLP. Moran urged U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Elizabeth LaPorte...
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