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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Memjet v. Hewlett-Packard (Patent Infringement)

Memjet filed a lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard alleging infringement of eight Memjet patents related to its page-wide “waterfall” printing technology. The lawsuit alleged unauthorized use of the patents in Hewlett-Packard’s PageWide printer products, including the Pro X generation of office printers, the T-Series commercial presses, and PageWide XL series products. It was announced in July 2016 that the parties settled the lawsuit.

Misconduct Type
Intellectual Property
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
8/11/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Hewlett-Packard Company Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Memjet Press Release 8/11/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database