Muller Martini Files Patent Suits Against Goss
HAUPPAUGE, NY—December 6, 2007—Muller Martini Corp. has announced that it has filed two patent suits against Goss International Corporation and Goss International Americas, Inc. to protect its patent portfolio.
Muller Martini Corp. filed suit against both Goss companies in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in Minneapolis on a patent directed to its saddle stitcher technology. Goss International Americas, Inc. has installed its SP-2500 saddle stitcher at Banta in Minnesota, and Muller Martini Corp. seeks damages and injunctive relief to halt further infringement of its technology.
Muller Martini Corp. and its sister company, Muller Martini Mailroom Systems Inc., also filed suit against Goss International Corporation and Goss International Americas, Inc. for infringement of a control system patent in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The machines involved in that case include Goss’ MagnaPak inserter machine and its SP saddle stitchers which Muller Martini believes incorporates its patented technology.
Muller Martini Corp. and Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc. are members of the Swiss-based Muller Martini family of companies which are the leading manufacturers of finishing equipment throughout the world.
About Muller Martini
Muller Martini is the world’s largest producer of print finishing solutions for commercial and book printers, trade binderies and newspapers as well as short-run and digital book manufacturers. Muller Martini is also the world market-leading manufacturer of variable size web offset presses. The company is the foremost provider of innovative workflow solutions that can empower printers and binding specialists to enhance processing efficiencies, increase profitability and build new revenue streams. Muller Martini Corp., with U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge (Long Island), New York, serves as the leading source for bindery and printing expertise in the United States, providing nationwide sales and service support and customer-specific training and responsive service to printers and binderies coast-to-coast. The company operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing center in Newport News, Virginia along with Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc., a comprehensive sales and manufacturing facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania.