Cases & Deals

American Honda wins dismissal of patent infringement claims over fluid delivery control system

Client(s) American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

Jones Day obtained a dismissal of all claims against American Honda Motor Company, Inc., with prejudice, in a multi-defendant patent infringement action brought in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas by plaintiff Rydex, Ltd. Rydex had sued Honda and numerous other automotive companies on January 12, 2011, for infringement of a patent issued for "Fluid Delivery Control Apparatus." After a successful claim construction hearing, the court invalidated two of four asserted claims and adopted favorable constructions on several disputed claim terms. Rydex dismissed its claims against Honda with prejudice on January 16, 2013.

Rydex, Ltd. v. General Motors LLC et al., Civil Action No. 4-11-cv-00122 (S.D. Tex.) (Judge Gilmore)