Diebold to appeal ITC ruling on single Hyosung patent claim
Diebold Nixdorf announced that the International Trade Commission has upheld a preliminary ruling on a patent infringement claim by Nautilus Hyosung related to automated teller machines. In the ruling, Diebold Nixdorf defeated three of four retaliatory patent infringement claims brought, the company stated. On the fourth claim, the ITC found a technical violation of a Hyosung U.S. patent involving legacy Wincor technology. Diebold Nixdorf said it "disagrees with the decision as it relates to the one technical violation involving Wincor technology and will appeal. However, this ruling has no bearing on existing products in the market, and Diebold Nixdorf has developed a new and improved version of the product that is not affected by this patent which will be used in future sales." After appeal, these intellectual property disputes will move to federal district court, where each company will have a U.S. jury decide whether infringement occurred and what damages are owed, the company added.