Rego-Fix AG Sues Techniks for Infringement of Tool Holding Patent

Indianapolis, Indiana – Patent lawyers for Rego-Fix AG of Indianapolis, IN, filed a lawsuit alleging that Techniks, Inc. of Indianapolis, IN, infringed the following patents issued by the US Patent Office: Patent No. 7,140,616, titled CLAMPING DEVICE FOR MACHINE TOOLS, and Patent No. RE37,484, also titled CLAMPING DEVICE FOR MACHINE TOOLS.

The technology disclosed and claimed in Rego-Fix’s patents relate to an improved slotted tool-holding collet capable of providing coolant to the tip of a tool during operation and a collet having a sealing washer element. Plaintiff cites the defendant’s catalog as proof of the allegedly-infringing activity.

This case has been assigned to Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson and Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker in the Southern District of Indiana, and assigned case no. 1:10-cv-01188-JMS-TAB.

Under United States law, a party directly infringes a patent by making, using, offering to sell, selling, or importing into the U.S. any patented invention, without authority, during the term of the patent.

Complaint – Rego Fix v. Techniks by pauloverhauser on Scribd

Further Information about the case is as follows:

Plaintiff:

REGO-FIX AG

Defendant:

TECHNIKS, INC.

Case Number:

1:2010cv01188

Filed:

September 21, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Presiding Judge:

Jane Magnus-Stinson

Referring Judge:

Tim A. Baker

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:271 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

None

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