Mercedes Benz Patent Suit Victory

Mercedes Benz Attention Assist Feature Diagram

Fans of Mercedes Benz (and the company itself) can breathe a little easier after the luxury car manufacturer won a patent suit filed against it that addressed the attention assist feature. I am especially thankful for this ruling as I don’t think anything that has to do with safety should be patentable.


How about going into the automotive industry for some patent wars? Yep, it’s not just Apple, Samsung, and other electronic giants showing up at courtrooms to fight for features used by their products. Recently, Mercedes-Benz took the victory in a US lawsuit in which the German automaker’s Attention Assist feature—found on some E-Class, GL-Class, and S-Class models— was said to be infringing on existing patents. Read More


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