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eChain RFID Technology now in 35 Countries

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With our latest sale to Beirut, Lebanon, eChain Technology now has RFID customers in 35 countries!

Congratulations to our team and partners in selling and supporting RFID chips, tags, readers and solutions in so many countries all over the world.  The biggest surprise has been the growing interest in RFID technology from the Eastern Block and the Middle East.

Countries with eChain Customers:

Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Great Britain
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Italy
Japan
Lebanon
Malaysia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Pakistan
Portugal
S. Korea
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States


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SAP to pay $83.3 million to settle i2 patent suit

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Patent research and analysis by echain Technology creates compelling case that SAP infringed on a number of its patents.  eChain Technology supply-chain experts provided patent background research and analysis for ThinkFire for i2 patent infringement case against SAP. Patent research and analysis by eChain’s i2 solution experts creates a compelling case that SAP and other supply chain solution companies infringed on a number of i2 patents enabling i2 to claim $83.3 million from SAP to settle patent suit in 2008. ThinkFire is a full service intellectual property advisory, brokerage and licensing services firm that helps global technology companies and other intellectual property owners develop and execute IP strategies that maximize the return on their investment in IP. Since its founding in 2001, ThinkFire has helped its clients realize over $1 billion of value from their IP assets. Forward by eChain editor.

Article By Chris Kanaracus, IDG News Service June 26, 2008; http://www.infoworld.com/

SAP has agreed to pay i2 Technologies, maker of SCM (supply chain management) software, $83.3 million to settle a patent claim i2 brought against the enterprise software maker.

The Dallas company had sued SAP in 2006, claiming that it had infringed on a number of its patents. The settlement was reached on June 23, according to an SEC filing by i2.

The brief filing states that SAP and i2 will license each other certain patents, on condition of the payment to i2, and dismisses the existing legal proceedings between the companies with prejudice, meaning another suit cannot be brought on the same matter.

An SAP spokesman confirmed the settlement but did not provide additional commentary or information beyond that contained in the filing.

About eChain Technology

eChain Technology (http://www.echaintechnology.com) enables companies to achieve world class performance through best practice business strategy hands-on expertise and technology solutions. We provide leadership and execution in many areas of the corporate enterprise that remove all excess waste and cost from your operations leaving you with seamless solutions providing flawless execution that provide a significant cost savings to you.  Contact Lewis Kilby for more information.  Mr. Lewis Kilby is a 20+ year business and solutions consultant and Managing Partner of echain Technology.