|iRobot Files ITC Patent Infringement Complaint Against Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Products Including Robots Sold by Bissell, Hoover and Black & Decker|
iRobot has asserted a total of six patents in the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the District of
iRobot employs more than 500 persons in
"As a pioneer in consumer robots for the home, iRobot has invested significantly in the development of robotic technologies and the protection of our intellectual property," said
iRobot's continued innovation in the field of robotics has resulted in a growing patent portfolio that currently includes more than 300 issued U.S. patents and more than 900 issued patents worldwide. This IP portfolio has been ranked in the top ten in the Electronics Division by the IEEE patent power scorecard for each of the past three years. iRobot's products, including the award-winning Roomba® vacuuming robot and Braava® family of mopping robots, have been welcomed into millions of homes around the world.
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