Monday, December 10, 2007 5:00 Prime Minister PST
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A company that makes touch-screen technology have filed a patent of invention violation lawsuit against personal computer shaper and , a developer of tablet computers.
The complaint, filed by , seeks an unspecified amount of amends and a lasting injunction enjoining Dell and Movement Computer Science from continued alleged infringement. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Dec. 5, in in the Eastern District of .
Typhoon filed the lawsuit as co-plaintiff with its licensee, , A shaper of tablet personal computing machines and hand-held systems.
"As alleged in our complaint, we believe that both Dell and Movement Computer Science are using and profiting from our patented technologies," said , chief executive officer and president of Typhoon Touch Technologies, in a statement. "It is our duty to inquire the tribunal to enjoin Dell and Movement Computer Science from the continued misdemeanor of our patents of invention and seek recovery of lost profits."
, a frailty president at -based Movement Computing, told that their legal squad is still going through the complaint.
"We had no thought it was coming. As far as I know, we haven't had any contact with them," said Stinson. "We're taking it very seriously but we haven't had a opportunity to measure it... We don't believe our merchandises conflict on any valid claims in the alleged patents."
Dell did not go back telephone phone calls seeking comment.
Typhoon's ailment avers that Movement Computer Science and Dell are infringing on two of its patents of invention of invention - both are called "Portable Computer with Touch Screen and Computer System Employing Same." One was filed in 1995 and the other was filed in 1997.