Rosco, Inc. and Rostra Precision Controls, Inc. announced today that they have amicably settled a patent infringement lawsuit that Rosco, Inc. brought against Rostra in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Rosco, Inc. v. Rostra Precision Controls, Inc., Case Number 17-CV-1672 (JMF), regarding Rosco’s patents.
The patent infringement action involved Rosco’s patented technology that covers Rosco’s MOR-Vision® Mirror/Monitor Combo Backup Camera System, which offers easily replaceable modular mirror and monitor components, unique glass reflectivity and ultra bright imaging for safe school bus operation with automatic monitor view changes. Rosco’s Patents involved in the lawsuit were United States Patent No. 9,215,429 and United States Patent No. 9,319,639 (collectively, “Rosco Patents”).
The parties have now settled the matter amicably. Rostra will discontinue offering or selling this mirror system for the school bus industry. In turn, Rosco has dismissed the case against Rostra.
About Rosco, Inc.
Rosco is a leading global manufacturer of automotive vision safety products to the bus and truck marketplace. Founded in New York City in 1907 as a safety product manufacturer for automotive and aeronautical markets, Rosco moved to its current location in Queens, New York in 1974. Rosco products are designed and manufactured in the USA and include mission critical driving safety aides such as interior and exterior mirrors, sun visors, backup and side view cameras, video recording systems, sensor products and collision avoidance systems. Today, Rosco is the largest manufacturer of bus mirrors in North America. Rosco’s staff has grown to over 250 employees in facilities totaling 150,000 square feet. Distinguished bus and truck manufacturers installing Rosco products on new vehicles include Freightliner / Thomas Built Buses, Blue Bird, Navistar / IC Bus, Collins Bus, REV Group Companies, Forest River Companies and many others.