Patent Suit Finds GPS Navigation System Makers

Law360 (January 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Texas patent-holding company Traffic Information LLC sued several manufacturers of global positioning system navigation devices on Tuesday for allegedly violating a patent for a traffic information system.

The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Alpine Electronics of America Inc., Magellan Navigation Inc. and Sanyo North America Corp.

According to Traffic Information, the three companies were making, using and selling devices and systems that are covered by at least one claim of a patent entitled “System for Providing...
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