The patent infringement suit Vari-Lite launched against Martin Professional in the US took a new turn on August 17, as the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, temporarily vacated a preliminary injunction that prohibited Martin from selling four of its products in the US until July 5, 2000. The injunction was issued late last month by the Federal District Court in Sherman, TX. Martin immediately appealed the decision to the Federal Circuit Court, which on August 17 ordered ...

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