Duluth, GA - August 12, 2011 - 3M Company and EnvisionWare, Inc. have entered into a confidential settlement agreement that completely resolves all issues raised in the lawsuit between them filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on June 22, 2009.
In the dispute, 3M sought damages by claiming that EnvisionWare infringed three of 3M's U.S. patents relating to use of RFID and related technology in libraries, and EnvisionWare responded by alleging that the 3M patents were not infringed and were invalid.
EnvisionWare is a leading supplier of self service and efficiency solutions for libraries around the world. The Company serves more than 10,000 libraries with technologies ranging from PC Reservation computer management to turnkey RFID systems. The Company operates from its headquarters near Atlanta, Georgia and from an Asia-Pacific center in Adelaide, Australia. Sales and support services are also delivered from regional locations around the United States and from Strategic Partners in Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Malaysia.