EXPORT, Pennsylvania, January 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
American Auto-Matrix today announced that it resolved its patent infringement lawsuit against TSI Incorporated with an amicable and mutually beneficial settlement. The lawsuit, which had been pending in federal court since May 17, 2010, involved AAM's U.S. Patent number 5,764,579, entitled "System for Controlling Laboratories with Fume Hoods." This patent broadly covers systems and methods where laboratory and fume hood controls are integrated with Building Automation networks.
As a result of the settlement, TSI has been granted a non-exclusive license to the patent which extends to its distribution chain and customers. The Settlement Agreement was signed by both parties on December 28, 2011.
American Auto-Matrix respects the intellectual property rights of other companies and individuals and expects that its intellectual property will be respected by others. American Auto-Matrix remains committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who infringe on its intellectual property.
About American Auto-Matrix:
American Auto-Matrix (AAM) is renowned worldwide for its American Made Building Automation, Laboratory, and Fume Hood controls solutions. Over the past 30 + years AAM has introduced hundreds of products relating to controlling and maintaining the vital operation of a building's systems. American Auto-Matrix is known for being a technologically innovative company who has brought significant solutions which have changed the way a building is integrated and managed. Accomplishments include, introducing the first direct digital controllers, creating the first open protocol, a focus on maintaining backwards compatible systems, introduction of building systems integration to open services like Twitter and RSS, and creation of the first, truly open, BTL listed Lab and Fume Hood controllers. The AAM motto is "Perform with Integrity."
SOURCE American Auto-Matrix