Cognex Sues MvTec, Fuji Over Machine Vision

Law360, New York (May 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Cognex Corp. sued MvTec Software GmbH and Fuji America Corp. on Wednesday for allegedly infringing several of its patents related to machine vision software, which allows machines to “see” in order to perform automated tasks.

In the lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Cognex alleges that Germany-based MvTec makes a machine vision software program that infringes seven of Cognex's patents and imports it into the U.S., where it is bought and then sold to customers by Fuji.

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