HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that on February 17, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the trial court's judgment that Sercel's 408UL, 428XL, and SeaRay digital sensor units infringe ION's U.S. Patent No. 5,852,242. As a result of the appellate court's ruling, the permanent injunction originally entered by the trial court in favor of ION on February 16, 2011, remains in effect, and Sercel and parties acting in concert with Sercel continue to be prohibited from making, using, offering to sell, selling, or importing in the United States (including territorial waters of the United States) the infringing products, and all other products that are only colorably different from those products.
ION Wins Appeal Affirming Patent Infringement Judgment And Injunction Against Sercel
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