Carrier and Goodman Announce Settlement and Patent License Agreement
JUPITER, Fla. -
Carrier and Goodman Manufacturing Co., L.P. are pleased to announce a settlement of Carrier’s patent infringement lawsuit against Goodman, and Goodman’s counterclaims, concerning Carrier’s Infinity® technology, which automatically configures heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to work together upon installation. The agreement resolves litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.carrier.com or follow @Carrier on Twitter.