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Mitsubishi-Backed WiTricity Sues Over Wireless Charging Patents

Dec. 9, 2020, 9:21 PM

WiTricity, whose investors include Mitsubishi, said Momentum Dynamics has infringed seven technology patents with the wireless charging systems for electric vehicles that it is installing along public bus networks in four states.

  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Auckland’s Auckland UniServices unit also are plaintiffs
  • They are seeking cash compensation including lost profits and a reasonable royalty, and a court order blocking further unauthorized use of the technology, according to complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware
  • The public bus networks cited in the lawsuit are in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Wenatchee, ...