Acco, PC Guardian Settle Laptop Lock Patent Suit

Law360 (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Acco Brands Inc. has settled its patent suit against PC Guardian Anti-Theft Products Inc. and its licensee Fellowes Inc. over lock technology for laptops.

In a pair of consent orders filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, PCG and Fellowes agreed to a permanent injunction against any further sale of products that allegedly infringe Acco's patent, except to complete existing customer orders. The parties will bear their own costs in the litigation.

Additional terms of the settlement are confidential, according...
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