The Wall Street Journal carried the news of General Patent's recent win against Fanuc on behalf of client company Trounson Automation LLC. ("General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with Fanuc" Wall Street Journal - April 23, 2013)
Excerpt: General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed by its subsidiary, Trounson Automation LLC, against Fanuc Corporation and its U.S. affiliate, Fanuc FA America Corporation (Fanuc). As part of the settlement, Fanuc took a license under the Trounson Automation patent on single processor computer numeric control (CNC).
This settlement resolves Trounson Automation LLC v. Fanuc Corporation and Fanuc FA America Corporation (7:12-cv-05979) filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on August 3, 2012. The patent-at-suit was U.S. Patent No. 5,926,389 "Computer Control System for Generating Geometric Designs."
"We are pleased to have reached an amicable resolution of this case," said Anthony Amaral, Chief IP Counsel at General Patent Corporation.