Plaintiff: American Vehicular Sciences, LLC (AVS)
Defendant: Subaru of America
Date Filed: Mar, 08, 2013
Court: Texas Eastern District Court
The patents involved in this suit are US7413048 (Weight measuring systems and methods for vehicles) and US8235416 (Arrangement for sensing weight of an occupying item in a vehicular seat). Both these patents expire* on Jun 07, 2015 and are currently assigned[i] to American Vehicular Sciences (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database).
Plaintiff says that defendant manufactures vehicles that include systems and methods for determining the weight of an occupying item of a seat, including the use of strain measuring transducers that infringe the claims of the above patents.
The patents involved in this suit are US6772057 (Vehicular monitoring systems using image processing) and US7359782 (Vehicular impact reactive system and method). ‘057 patent expires* on Jun 07, 2015 and ‘782 patent expires* on May 23, 2014. The patents are currently assignedi to American Vehicular Sciences (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database).
Plaintiff says that defendant manufactures vehicles that include monitoring and/or control systems for monitoring and responding to objects exterior to the vehicle, including Subaru Eyesight system with functionalities that infringe the claims of the above patent.
Other cases filed:
On the same day, plaintiff has filed cases against other companies as follows:
American Honda Motor CO
Mazda Motor of America
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