Exergen Corporation Sues Brooklands Over Thermometer Patent
WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exergen Corporation, headquartered in Watertown, MA, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against Brooklands Inc. of Boca Raton, FL, the supplier of the VeraTemp thermometer, alleging that Brooklands has infringed United States Patent No. 7,787,938 ('938 patent) owned by Exergen. The lawsuit alleges that Defendant has been and is contributorily infringing and/or actively inducing others, including end users, to infringe the '938 patent, and sells the infringing thermometers with the knowledge and intent that they will be used by end users and that such use infringes the '938 patent, and the intent that such thermometers are especially designed to be and are used in a manner which infringes the '938 patent. The VeraTemp thermometer had previously been available through American Scientific Resources Inc. Kidz-Med brand.