CommScope Sues Ortronics

CommScope files patent infringement suit against Ortronics

September 14, 2004

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HICKORY, N.C. -- CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV) , a world leader in cable and connectivity solutions, today announced that it has filed suit against Ortronics, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

The suit asserts infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,997,358, which is directed to electrical connectors that have improved crosstalk performance as a result of time-delayed multi-stage crosstalk compensation.

The remedies sought include an injunction barring further sale of certain Ortronics' Category 6 modular patch panels and Category 6 outlets (including at least the Clarity6 patch panels, Clarity6 TracJack outlets, and Clarity6 Series II outlet modules), as well as damages for past infringement and treble damages for willful infringement.

CommScope Inc.

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