SMARTRAC had sued exceet for infringing its patents related to its wire-embedding technology. With the settlement, exceet confirms the validity of SMARTRAC’s wire-embedding patents and their relevance for exceet’s products. exceet will stop manufacturing wire-embedding inlays e.g. for AdvanIDe. With this outcome, SMARTRAC has used its wire-embedding patents to protect its PRELAM products.
Wire-embedding technology is the de-facto standard for the manufacture of high-quality and high-security RFID transponders, where the durability and reliability of the antenna and the inlay are key factors.
SMARTRAC holds a comprehensive patent portfolio related to its proprietary wire-embedding technology. Furthermore, the company has steadily increased the number of patents and patent applications over time. SMARTRAC and its affiliates hold more than 1,000 patents and patent applications for the production of RFID components and their use.