Gray Resolves Patent Dispute
Gray Manufacturing Company, Inc. announced that it has resolved its patent infringement lawsuit filed on February 29, 2012 against ARS Global Guiding, Inc., of Pasadena Calif., Maxima USA, of Pasadena, Calif. and the Chinese companies of Yantai Maxima Automobile Repair Equipment Manufacture Co., Ltd., Yantai Bantam Automobile Test & Repair Equipment Manufacture Co., Ltd., and MIT Group / Maxima.
Pursuant to the agreement, ARS Global, Maxima, Yantai Maxima, Yantai Bantam and MIT Group have admitted the validity and enforceability of Gray Manufacturing’s U.S. Patent No. RE41,554 “Coordinated Lift System”; U.S. Patent No. 7,014,012 “Coordinated Lift System” and U.S. Patent No. 7,219,770 “Coordinated Lift System with User Selectable RF Channels” related to wireless lifting devices. ARS Global, Maxima, Yantai Maxima, Yantai Bantam and MIT Group also agreed not to infringe on the Gray patents in the future.