Swedish Husqvarna Group, pioneer and market leader in robotic lawn mowers, is taking legal action against Positec Germany GmbH claiming Positec's Worx robotic mower Landroid infringes two of Husqvarna's patents for robotic mower technology. Husqvarna vows to vigorously defend against infringements of its intellectual property.
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Husqvarna pioneered the engineering of the robotic mower in 1995, an innovation that mows lawns by itself. Husqvarna Group has since then manufactured almost 200,000 robotic mowers is now offering its third generation of robotic mowers with the Husqvarna Automower® and Gardena R40Li ranges.
Positec, founded in 1994, is a global company engaged in the manufacture and marketing of power tools, lawn and garden equipment and accessories, which are sold around the world to professional contractors and home improvement enthusiasts. Since its founding in 1994, Positec has achieved industry-leading growth and employs almost 4,000 people in 12 countries to become a truly global competitor in the power tool industry.