Case Filed: Nov 13, 2009
Case Closed: Jun 05, 2013
Judge: Roslyn O Silver
Court: Arizona District Court
Other Plaintiff: Igo Inc.
A patent infringement suit was filed against Logitech by Hotwire Development claiming that their patent was infringed. The patent involved in this suit is US6527241 entitled Apparatus for cooling a laptop computer, issued on Mar 04, 2003 and expiring by Nov 20, 2021. The patent is currently assigned to Igo (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database) and as per the complaint Hotwire Development is the exclusive licensee of the patent. The complaint alleged that Logitech infringes the ‘241 patent by manufacturing and marketing Cooling Pad N100.
The case was initially stayed and later in May the parties filed a stipulated motion of dismissal. Pursuant to the dismissal filed, the Court ordered the case to be dismissed without prejudice. It was also ordered that if the claims of the ’241 patent are reissued, the plaintiffs can re-file the case only after six-years. The 6 year term will be calculated from November 13, 2009, the case filed date.
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