TransPerfect Wins Patent Infringement Case Against MotionPoint


TransPerfect Wins Patent Infringement Case Against MotionPoint

By Calvin Azuri - July 26, 2013

TransPerfect has won the patent infringement case against MotionPoint, with the jury ascertaining that the website translation patent held by TransPerfect is valid. The jury established that MotionPoint had infringed the patent after a three-week trial of the case.

TransPerfect emerged as the perfect winner in the case where MotionPoint slapped the infringement case on TransPerfect in 2009 for three of its asserted patents.OneLink (News – Alert), the patented software for language translation from TransPerfect was the object of the litigation filed by MotionPoint. OneLink is the preferred solution for website owners who wish to outsource their language translation requirements.

In a release, Mr. Phil Shawe of TransPerfect said, “We are grateful for the jury's service and pleased that they reached a conclusion that supports our long-held beliefs. Clients and potential clients for website translation deserve to know the facts, and this jury verdict makes the facts very clear. TransPerfect doesn't infringe MotionPoint's patents, and more importantly, their asserted patents are not valid.”

The Court is yet to pass on a verdict ascertaining the total damages to be paid to TransPerfect and also decide on whether to pass an injunction to block MotionPoint from infringing TransPerfect’s patents in the future. The jury verdict in favor of TransPerfect is being considered a landmark decision, thus fortifying TransPerfect reputation in the market for delivery best-in-class language translation technology and services.

Speaking of the development, Ms. Liz Elting of TransPerfect said, “While litigation is not part of our business strategy, we are thrilled to have this jury verdict in our favor. TransPerfect's business model is to compete on the basis of quality, service, and innovation. We're excited to get back to doing what we enjoy most: servicing our clients' global business and communication needs."

TransPerfect is a global leader in providing language translations services and related technology in more than 170 languages with a clientele base located in every part of the word. Headquartered in New York, TransPerfect also operates through it regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong, catering to the needs of the European and Asia-Pacific clients with local offices in more than 80 countries.

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