April 21, 2017 / 10:38 PM / in 6 months

Ford notches win in hybrid car patent fight

A federal appeals court on Friday handed Ford Motor Company its latest victory in a long-running dispute with a licensing company that holds patents on hybrid car technology.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a determination by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that a patent describing a hybrid car control system co-owned by Paice LLC and Abell Foundation Inc was invalid on obviousness grounds.

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