AutoStore Wins Bid To Amend Patent In Warehouse Tech Case

By Bonnie Eslinger (December 17, 2021, 6:57 PM GMT) -- A judge on Friday said Norwegian automated warehousing company AutoStore could amend a patent for robot technology in its infringement action against Ocado, rejecting arguments from the British online grocery giant that the change makes it difficult to prepare for a March trial.

High Court Judge Richard Hacon said AutoStore Technology AS had provided just enough justification to grant its request to amend the patent.

"It's not altogether satisfactory, but there's some weight to it," Judge Hacon said. "On balance it seems to me more likely than not that the potential difficulties in relation to this new issue … can be...

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