Germany vs. Japan in U.S. court

Sperling, Ed
July 2007
Electronic News;7/9/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 28, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that German company Papst Licensing GmbH is suing Japan's Olympus Corp. over a flexible high-speed interface that would allow connections between CD drives or floppy drives in computers to be just as quick as hard drives. Papst is seeking an injunction against Olympus, damages and punitive damages. The patents in question allow data to be acquired from a variety of devices, which the patent says cover the entire electrical engineering spectrum.


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