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Gilbarco Agrees to Settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc. and Tronitec Inc. announced today they have settled a copyright infringement lawsuit. Terms of the settlement were not released.

The suit, filed by Gilbarco on May 6, 2011 in the U.S. District Court in Greensboro, N.C., alleged that Tronitec infringed Gilbarco's copyright in certain software programs used in fuel dispensers manufactured and sold by Gilbarco. The lawsuit also claimed that Tronitec disturbed the integrity of "Gilbarco's "copyright management information" in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

According to a Gilbarco news release, Tronitec denied any allegations of wrongdoing. "As a result of the settlement, the court, with consent of the parties, has entered into a permanent injunction that prohibits future acts of specified copyright violations."

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc. offers a broad range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office.

Indianapolis-based Tronitec Inc. is a full-service Enterprise Content Management solutions provider.

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