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  • 6/13/17 12:18 pm CDT
    Marine

    Navico’s patent claims determined to be invalid by the Federal Circuit

    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) reversed a December 2015 finding by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that Garmin had infringed Navico patents related to downscan sonar. Specifically, the Federal Circuit ruled that two of Navico’s patents were invalid and that Garmin’s DownVü sonar does not infringe a third Navico patentmore...
  • 5/26/17 10:30 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced today that an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at the International Trade Commission (ITC) made an initial determination in the enforcement proceeding brought by Navico, Inc. against Garmin. The ALJ’s initial determination concluded that Garmin’s sale of certain DownVü sonar products violated the ITC’s December 2015 orders arising from a previous Navico-Garmin ITCmore...
  • 5/11/17 10:06 am CDT
    Marine
    SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & CASTINE, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) today announced that it has acquired Active Corporation, a developer of crowd sourced rich content for boaters, marketed as ActiveCaptain™. ActiveCaptain is a community-based, electronic marine database that contains near real-time information about marinas, anchorages, local points of interest, and marine hazards – most of which is user-generated – for cruising and sailing destinations around the world. Themore...
  • 5/9/17 6:00 am CDT
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth,more...
  • 2/16/17 7:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Yamaha Marine Group has selected the Garmin 7-inch GPSMAP® multi-function display (MFD) platform to power its new CL7TM multi-touch display. As the primary display for Command Link Plus® and Helm Master®, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system, the CL7 is fully network capable for NMEA 2000® and the Garmin Marine Network. Full-networkmore...
  • 1/10/17 6:00 am CST
    Marine
    OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the addition of 21 professional anglers to its 2017 marine pro team. The new additions will round out the Garmin team of 70 professional bass, walleye, and crappie fishermen who will be representing Garmin in tournament circuits across North America, including the B.A.S.S. Elite Series and FLW Tour. “For the past several years, Garmin has continued tomore...
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