In settling with Lutron on three patent-infringement claims, home automation giant Crestron will pay royalties on past and future sales of Infinet lighting controls.
By Julie Jacobson · March 11, 2014
Negative publicity about a lawsuit involving one of your competitors in the alarm business not only hurts that company, but damages the electronic security industry’s reputation.
Ken Kirschenbaum · March 05, 2014
Home automation and security service providers Alarm.com, iControl, Telguard and FrontPoint Security have dropped their lawsuits and negotiated cross-licensing agreements.
January 15, 2014
Why failure to properly perform extra contractual duties can give rise to a tort claim.
By Ken Kirschenbaum · December 01, 2013
ADT has filed a lawsuit against Vision Security to ban the door-to-door alarm company from using deceptive sales pitches.
November 18, 2013
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has filed a lawsuit against Mooresville, N.C.-based ISI Alarms North Carolina, claiming that the firm made illegal robocalls to numbers listed on the Do Not Call Registry.
October 28, 2013
Several alarm companies have settled lawsuits with ADT in response to claims that the firms misled consumers to believe the companies were affiliated with ADT.
October 09, 2013
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling in favor of ADT, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) and three other private alarm companies, stating that the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District (LWFPD) could not monopolize the fire alarm monitoring market.
August 07, 2013
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit against Orem, Utah-based Vision Security this week, alleging that the firm misled customers and failed to honor cancellation requests.
August 06, 2013
iControl Networks, a connected home technology provider, has filed a lawsuit against Alarm.com, claiming that the company’s interactive home security system infringed upon iControl’s patented technologies.
July 10, 2013