Hydro-Quebec, UT Resolve Battery IP Claims Against A123

Law360, San Diego (November 1, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Public utility Hydro-Quebec and the University of Texas said Monday they had resolved their suits claiming battery maker A123 Systems Inc. had infringed patents covering lithium metal phosphate battery technology.

Plaintiffs Hydro-Quebec and the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System and defendant A123 said they had entered into a settlement agreement and a related patent sublicense deal that would end their Texas federal court claims against each other. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Under the license agreement, A123 will...
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