Conair Licenses Patent To Settle HamBeach Suit
Oct 26, 2005
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Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex, Inc., said it settled its lawsuit against Conair Corporation. Hamilton Beach (Richmond, Virginia, U.S.) recently sued Conair (Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.) for patent infringement regarding Hamilton Beach's BrewStation(TM) coffee maker. Conair has taken a license under the patent. The terms of the settlement are confidential.

Hamilton Beach has several patents on its BrewStation coffee maker line, with other patents pending.

"For 100 years Hamilton Beach has delighted consumers with creative, new appliances," said Hamilton Beach President and CEO Dr. Michael J. Morecroft. "Our inventors and engineers use the Hamilton Beach patent portfolio to turn great ideas into reality, every day. You can understand why enforcing our patents is so important. We are very pleased with the resolution of the lawsuit. Hamilton Beach appliances will continue to be the most innovative products in the industry."

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