Barco Kindermann Lawsuit Dismissed

October 18, 2019

The Duesseldorf District Court (Germany) just issued a preliminary ruling on the Barco Kindermann lawsuit — you may recall that Barco sued Kinderman in 2018 for patent infringement of their ClickShare. After launching its Klick & Show product during ISE 2018, Barco entered a lawsuit against Kindermann claiming, “copied” their wireless sharing patent. Yesterday, the […]

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Updated: Court Orders Shure to Stop Selling the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone in ClearOne Preliminary Injunction Win

August 6, 2019

ClearOne today got word that the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois granted ClearOne’s request for a preliminary injunction preventing Shure Incorporated from manufacturing, marketing, and selling the Shure MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone for use in its “drop-ceiling mounting configuration.” The Court determined that such sales are likely to infringe ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). […]

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Updated: Shure Fights Back — Files Suit Against ClearOne Alleging False Statements

July 19, 2019

Shure, Inc. today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against ClearOne in the U.S. Court for the District of Delaware. The lawsuit alleges ClearOne’s BMA CT product, launched in February of 2019, infringes Shure’s U.S. Patent No. 9,565,493 (“‘493 Patent”). The ‘493 patent, which protects the architecture of Shure’s ceiling array microphone offering powerful acoustic benefits with flexible mounting options and minimal aesthetic […]

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Barco Uses Danish Court to Stop Another ClickShare Copy

November 26, 2018

The Maritime and Commercial High Court of Copenhagen, Denmark, ruling in summary proceedings, has granted Barco’s leave for a preliminary injunction against the Danish distributor Unit.DK to market and sell Wireless Media. In Barco’s view, this Chinese wireless presentation system is a look-alike of Barco’s ClickShare. The court has found it probable that the product […]

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Updated: Barco Again Instructs Bailiffs to Remove Product from ISE Show Floor for Patent Infringement, This Time from Kindermann

February 6, 2018

Update: The Klick & Show was shown at ISE 2018 on Kindermann’s stand. A new story is here. Today, on the opening day of ISE, Barco instructed bailiffs to approach the booth of Kindermann and collect evidence of its Klick & Show wireless presentation system present at the show. Barco will now use this evidence […]

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Barco and KanexPro Settle Patent Infringement Dispute

October 10, 2017

Barco and KanexPro announced today that they have reached an agreement regarding alleged infringement of Barco’s patents and other intellectual property rights. In February 2017, a Dutch court authorized Barco to seize KanexPro’s MyTurn Wireless Presentation System at the trade show ISE in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Barco subsequently filed a lawsuit against KanexPro in the patent court […]

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HARMAN Shareholders Sue to Stop Samsung Sale

January 18, 2017

Earlier this week, a class action putative lawsuit was filed by major HARMAN shareholders in an attempt to block the sale to Samsung. The suit was filed in Delaware Chancery Court against the company’s directors and claims that the directors sold HARMAN for too little money when they agreed on the $8 Billion price tag. […]

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Extron and Crestron Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

February 9, 2015

Note: Originally, we posted that Crestron would have to replace retractors previously sold to customers in the field. A Crestron representative told us this morning that this is not the case. Our original post was incorrect and we apologize for misunderstanding the Extron press announcement. Below, is the actual, original press release from Extron that […]

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Extron Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Crestron over Cable Retractor

June 24, 2014

Extron Electronics announced today that it has filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Crestron Electronics, Inc. for infringement of Extron’s US Patent No. 8,740,127 entitled “Cable Retractor.” The Extron Cable Retractor patent relates to a cable retraction and management system designed to work with […]

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Kaleidescape and DVDCCA End Decade-Long Kerfuffle

June 3, 2014

Kaleidescape and the DVD Copy Control Association, Inc., the licensor of CSS (Content Scramble System), announced this month an agreement to jointly end their decade-long lawsuit. Kaleidescape and the DVD CCA jointly settled the case in the 6th District of the California State Court of Appeal and the Superior Court of Santa Clara County. Under […]

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Peerless-AV Settles Patent Lawsuit with Loctek

October 4, 2013

Peerless Industries, Inc., the Illinois-based manufacturer of mounts, accessories and digital content delivery solutions, has sued NingBo Loctek Visual Technology Corporation, a Chinese manufacturer of TV mounts, for infringement of five different patents related to flat panel mount technology and design. The lawsuit was filed in the Northern District of Illinois. Peerless-AV said this month […]

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