NATICK, MA, USA March 22, 2010
Cognex and Fuji Resolve Vision Software Patent Dispute
Natick, MA. March 22, 2010--Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) is pleased to announce it has reached a settlement with Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary Fuji America Corporation concerning the importation and sale of equipment using machine vision software. Terms of the resolution between the parties were not made public. Cognex's dispute with other machine vision companies continues in the United States International Trade Commission and in the District Court of Massachusetts.
“Cognex is pleased that we could reach a mutually acceptable resolution to the ongoing ITC and District Court matters,” said Todd Keebaugh, Cognex Vice President of Legal Affairs. “We value our relationship with Fuji and look forward to the opportunity of working with them to strengthen our business partnership going forward.”
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Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to “see.” Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors, and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses, and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify, and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process.
Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 1 million vision-based products, representing over $4 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has regional offices and distributors located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For details visit Cognex online at http://www.cognex.com.
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