U.S. regulator puts conditions on Honeywell's Intermec purchase
WASHINGTON, Sept 13
WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Friday cleared Honeywell International's proposed purchase of mobile computing device maker Intermec on the condition that Honeywell license key patents used to make scanners.
The Federal Trade Commission will require Honeywell to license patents critical to the manufacture of two-dimensional bar code scanners, resolving charges that the deal would be anti-competitive.
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