Michigan Motor Technologies Sues Hyundai for Patent Infringement


Michigan Motor Technologies has filed a lawsuit against car manufacturer, Hyundai, for patent infringement. The suit relates to a range of technologies used in current and previous models of Genesis Coupe, Hyundai Sonata, Santa Fe, Tucson and Sonata Hybrid.

The complaint was filed on Friday September 1 at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Michigan Motor Technologies claims that Hyundai infringed 22 patents relating to car technology, including US patent numbers 6,588,260 for electronic throttle valve systems and 6,443,128 for a method of controlling an internal combustion engine.

Michigan Motor Technologies is seeking a jury trial, attorneys’ fees and damages.

The case is currently pending.

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