Pure Technologies Ltd. announces pending patent litigation
January 05, 2005 (12:24:59 PM ET) | Calgary
Pure Technologies Ltd., TSX-V: PUR, announces that it has filed an action for patent infringement against the Pressure Pipe Inspection Company Ltd. of Mississauga, Ontario and the Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (USA) Inc. The action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and relates to patents issued by the United States Patent Office for Pure's P-Wave(R) electromagnetic pipe inspection technology on August 25, 2004 and September 14, 2004.
P-Wave(R) is a non-destructive inspection technique for determining the condition of prestressed concrete pipelines. It is complementary to Pure's patented SoundPrint(R) acoustic monitoring technology. Both products are part of a comprehensive risk assessment and asset management service offered by Pure and used by water agencies in North America and overseas.
About Pure Technologies Ltd.
Pure Technologies Ltd. is an international asset management, technology and services company which has developed patented technologies for inspection, monitoring and management of critical infrastructure around the world. Pure’s business model incorporates four distinct but complementary business streams:
- Sales of proprietary monitoring technologies for pipelines, bridges and structures (SoundPrint®, SoundPrint® AFO);
- Recurring revenue from data analysis and site maintenance for these technologies, and from technology licensing;
- Premium technical services including pipeline inspection, leak detection and condition assessment (PureEM™, SmartBall®, Sahara®, PipeDiver®, PureRobotics™, PureMFL™);
- Specialized engineering services in areas related to asset management, primarily in the area of pipeline condition assessment for water and wastewater infrastructure (Openaka Corp., Price Brothers UK Ltd, and Jason Consultants).
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