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Cognex wins long-running patent suit

Technology users will no longer pay fees for licensing

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / January 27, 2004

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Cognex Corp. of Natick hit the jackpot in Las Vegas last week. The maker of machine vision systems won its long-running patent lawsuit against the estate of inventor Jerome Lemelson. Cognex didn't win any money, but the victory means that its customers, and those of other machine vision companies, won't have to pay millions of dollars in patent licensing fees ... (Full Article: 656 Words)

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