K-Line settles Lionel lawsuit

Model-train maker Lionel settles trade-secrets lawsuit Detroit Free Press - August 10, 2005 http://www.freep.com/news/statewire/sw119682_20050810.htm
"... Lionel filed suit in late July in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York against K-Line, company owner Maury Klein and Robert Grubba, a former Lionel employee now working for K-Line. Among the complaint's allegations were the disclosure of trade secrets and copyright infringement. "As part of the settlement, Hillsborough, N.C.-based K-Line agreed to stop selling all products that use Lionel's technology by the end of its 2005 fiscal year. It also must pay Lionel royalties on all of those products sold during that time.
"K-Line also agreed to reimburse Lionel up to $700,000 for its legal and related costs, Lionel said. ..."
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Does this mean that K-Line will no longer sell engines with Lionel's Command Control system?
Or is the Lionel technology that will no longer be sold only that which was stolen (whatever that was)?
-m.
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Mark Mathu wrote:

http://www.lionel.com/CentralStation/NewsStand/viewrelease.cfm?newsID 4
Also, Lionel to open a NYC office and showroom at 33rd Street and Madison Avenue.
Rob
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