Ocado sued by Norwegian firm for robot patent infringement

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Pureplay grocer Ocado has said it will investigate allegations made against it and threatened a countersuit, after being sued in the UK and US by a Norwegian robotics firm.

Norwegian company AutoStore filed lawsuits in the UK High Court and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia today, claiming Ocado’s grocery picking robots infringe on its automated designs.

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