Bendix wins patent infringement lawsuit against Haldex
January 7, 2011
ELYRIA, Ohio -- Bendix has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Haldex, which will have to stop selling a version of its air disc brakes that a US District Court found "willfully infringed" on Bendix's patent rights.
ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Haldex, which will have to stop selling a version of its air disc brakes that a US District Court found “willfully infringed” on Bendix’s patent rights.
This week, the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio confirmed and expanded on a September jury verdict in favour of Bendix in the case. The court has imposed a permanent injunction against the sale of the disc brake in question.
Triple damages and attorney fees were also awarded to Bendix. The lawsuit stemmed from accusations Haldex infringed on Bendix and Knorr-Bremse’s US patent rights to an improved air disc brake design.
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