Blue Yonder today announced that it has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against Kinaxis, Inc. and Kinaxis Corp. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleges infringement of six patents covering supply chain management technologies.
Blue Yonder has more than 400 patents granted and pending – more than any other supply chain management software provider – and has invested more than $1 billion in R&D in the last decade. Blue Yonder’s lawsuit alleges that Kinaxis has used Blue Yonder-patented inventions in their solutions. This has allowed Kinaxis to circumvent the development process and investment necessary to develop new products.
“As the world leader in supply chain management, innovation is in our DNA at Blue Yonder. We have amassed an unrivaled patent portfolio in the area of supply chain technology,” said Martin Felli, chief legal and administrative officer, Blue Yonder. “Our greatest asset is our highly talented team of associates, whose invaluable work on innovative technologies propels our company, and our customers’ businesses, forward. We will vigorously protect, defend and uphold our unique intellectual property and innovations, while ensuring that customers do not experience any interruption to mission-critical supply chain technology from Blue Yonder during this time.”
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