glasses.jpgIPNews® – In a battle that spanned five years and resulted in three separate jury verdicts, Carl Zeiss Vision International has finally received a verdict which included triple damages against its rival Signet Armorlite.

The lawsuit was initiated in 2007 when Zeiss discovered that Signet was copying the technology covered by its patent for “spectacle lens with spherical front side and multifocal back side and process for production”.  The Judge recently determined that Signet was guilty of infringing on Zeiss’ patent and handed down an award of $2.05 million in damages, plus an injunction and attorneys fees.  To continue reading, click: Carl Zeiss Vision International wins triple damages against Signet Armorlite