Even Govt makes IP mistakes: Pays $75M to Honeywell for Infringement


Law360, New York (February 06, 2014, 10:18 PM ET) — “The U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to pay $75 million to settle claims it infringed a Honeywell International Inc. patent for night vision goggles, while Honeywell has agreed to grant the government non-exclusive rights for the goggles in the future, according to an order filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Thursday.

Judge Susan G. Braden approved the settlement, which comes more than a year after she awarded Honeywell $1.89 million in damages for the government’s use of technology”

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