Jury Says Inventio Elevator Patents Invalid

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 4:22 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal jury on Friday found that two Inventio AG patents for an elevator control and modernization system were invalid, following a trial in a patent infringement case against ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. that's more than five years old.

The jury found that ThyssenKrupp had infringed one of the two Inventio patents — covering a system that would allow a rider to select a destination floor while waiting for an elevator to show up — but that ThyssenKrupp had also proven the patents were invalid because...
To view the full article, register now.