Barco and KanexPro settle patent infringement dispute
Barco and KanexPro announced today that they have reached an agreement regarding alleged infringement of Barco's patents and other intellectual property rights.
In February 2017, a Dutch court authorized Barco to seize KanexPro’s MyTurn Wireless Presentation System at the trade show ISE in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Barco subsequently filed a lawsuit against KanexPro in the patent court of The Hague, the Netherlands, for infringing European Patent EP 2756668, and infringement of Barco's registered European Community Design with registration number 001312101-0001, both directed to Barco's ClickShare Presentation System. Barco also holds U.S. Patent Nos. 8,756,348 and D699241 covering the ClickShare System.
Under the agreement, KanexPro has agreed to cease the distribution and sale of its MyTurn Wireless Presentation System in Europe and the US.
About Kanex Pro, Inc.
With a complete assortment of A/V connectivity products, Kanex Pro's product line includes HDMI matrix and VGA matrix switchers, HDMI and DVI extender solutions, as well as HDMI splitters and amplifier solutions. In addition to the KanexPro Signal Division Products, we offer a complete selection of High-resolution HDMI cables and adapters enabling flexible A/V choices.
Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). In 2016, we realized sales of 1.102 billion euro. We have a team of 3,500 employees, located in 90 countries, whose passion for technology is captured in 400 granted patents.
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