Lectra wins intellectual property battle in GermanyDATE:2015-10-30     Hot:196
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials - fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials - announces that a German competitor's machine was declared as infringing a Lectra's patent protecting a solution for cutting one-piece-woven (OPW) airbags in Germany.
The July 2015 final court ruling stated that the competitor's OPWairbag-cutting machine makes use of Lectra patent EP 1 321 839's inventive technical teaching, thus legally acknowledging that the machine infringes the patent. The Lectra patent describes an OPW-airbag-cutting machine as integrating three elements: