Avigilon Looks To Move Canon Patent Suit From Texas

Law360, New York (November 28, 2017, 5:11 PM EST) -- Avigilon Corp. asked a Texas federal judge Monday to dismiss or transfer to another court a patent lawsuit brought by Canon Inc. over surveillance video technology, arguing that it doesn’t have sufficient ties to the district because its office in Dallas was “all but closed” when the suit was filed.

Canon lodged its complaint Oct. 5 in the Northern District of Texas, accusing Canada’s Avigilon and a U.S. subsidiary of selling surveillance systems that infringe five of its patents. The complaint cited the Dallas office while...
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