Stratasys Brings Patent Infringement Suit Against Afinia, a Division of Microboards Technology
Stratasys Inc., the North American-based subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd.
(Nasdaq: SSYS) announced today that it has brought suit for patent
infringement against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC,
in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Stratasys is seeking injunctive relief and damages for infringement of
four of its 3D printing patents.
The complaint alleges that Afinia's sale, promotion and use of its
Series H printer infringes patents directed to part porosity, liquefier
structure, temperature control, and tool paths for constructing part
perimeters. The most recent Stratasys patent that Afinia is alleged to
infringe was issued in January 2013.
“IP infringement discourages companies from investing