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    Official: Ford hit by lawsuit over hybrid technology from, surprise, Paice
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    The name Paice will be familiar to anyone who's been deep in the weeds of hybrid history, but it will probably be new to anyone who simply drives one. The key part of the story is something called "HyperDrive," which is the name given to a gas-electric powertrain technology developed by Alex ...

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    Report: Paice drags Hyundai, Kia into long-running hybrid patent fight with Toyota
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    With all the news coming out recently about the small claims lawsuit over the Honda Civic Hybrid, readers may have forgotten the name behind a long-running legal issue over Toyota's hybrid system: Paice. The latest development is that Paice and the Abell Foundation (an investor in Paice) have ...

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    Meet the man who quietly profits from every hybrid sold
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    Alex Severinsky is a Russian man who came to the United States in 1978. He graduated from Ukraine's Kharkiv University of Radioelectronics in 1967 before moving on to an Electrical Engineering Ph.D. from Moscow's Institute for Precision Measurements in Radioelectronics and Physics in 1975. That's ...

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    Toyota and Severinsky settle hybrid patent dispute ahead of ITC hearing; Ford also settles
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just moments after we published our earlier report about today's scheduled hearing between Toyota and Alex Severinsky at the International Trade Commission, we got word that the parties have settled. The parties haven't released any ...

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    Toyota, Severinsky headed to ITC over patent battle, company's hybrids could face import ban *UPDATE
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The long-running legal battle between Toyota and Alex Severinsky over who "invented" a critical piece of hybrid technology is heading into a new phase. The automaker and the Russian engineer will be making their respective cases ...

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    Toyota loses latest bid to dismiss hybrid patent infringement case against Paice
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    Toyota has, once again, failed to shake the long-looming hybrid patent infringement case brought forth by Paice LLC. In this latest development, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge dismissed Toyota's bid to end the lawsuit, continuing a trend. Toyota has long argued that the suit filed by ...

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    REPORT: Toyota seeks to have latest Paice lawsuit dismissed
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota has asked that a lawsuit issued by Paice LLC to the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington for patent infringement be dismissed due to the fact that the case has already been heard in a Texas district court. This ...

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    REPORT: Toyota Prius imports under threat from U.S. patent trade case?
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With every new vehicle introduced by Toyota that is powered by the automaker's proprietary Hybrid Synergy Drive comes a matching complaint filed by Paice LLC for patent infringement. In the latest case, Paice has filed a grievance ...

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    Alex J. Severinsky wins recognition for "inventing the hybrid"
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    Here's an intriguing question: Who invented the hybrid drivetrain? Was it Toyota with its seminal and ridiculously popular Prius? Or, maybe it was Honda, which beat Toyota to market in the United States with its initial Insight hybrid car. ...

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    Toyota loses hybrid patent appeal case
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    Toyota finally seems to be out of options now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed a lower court's ruling to stand which will award Paice LLC roughly $4.3 million in an hybrid technology lawsuit. That amount works out to $25 for every vehicle that Toyota has sold which uses the Hybrid Synergy ...

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