U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Infringement of GTT’s ‘398 Patent for GPS-Based Preemption Systems
Case marks a successful patent infringement trial for GTT
ST. PAUL, MN— June 8, 2015 — On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a jury’s finding that defendants Rodney K. Morgan, KM Enterprises, Inc., and STC, Inc. (sellers/makers of the Emtrac GPS traffic preemption system), infringed GTT’s U.S. Patent No. 5,539,398 related to GPS-based traffic preemption systems. The Court of Appeals’ decision follows a September 20, 2013 jury verdict in GTT’s favor in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. The Court of Appeals’ decision can be found here:
Doug Roberts, CEO of GTT, said, “We are pleased with the court of appeals’ decision upholding the defendants’ liability for infringement of our patent. Our innovation and intellectual property are important to delivering uniquely valuable solutions to our customers.”
Starting with 3M and continuing with GTT, the solutions surrounding the Opticom™ and Canoga™ brands have been delivered to customers for decades. GTT engineers and consultants work collaboratively with emergency responders, transit operators and traffic agencies around the world to address their unique challenges.
About Global Traffic Technologies, LLC
Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and building on a 40+ year legacy of innovation, GTT delivers advanced traffic management solutions for the emergency, transit and traffic management markets. The Opticom system is the most flexible and widely deployed priority control solution in the industry today, with an installed base of over 70,000 intersections in 3,100 municipalities around the world. More information about GTT’s patents can be found at .