Next time try looking both ways. Just because you have a green light doesn't mean the cross traffic will stop for their red. You should attend a legit driver safety course.I had auto-stop turned off and was able to stomp the gas pedal and leap forward like a drag racer as soon as the light turned green, only to be t-boned by someone in cross traffic running a red light. From now on, I will leave auto-stop enabled.
OK, that never happened. But the scenario is just as silly as the one where the delay of waiting for auto-stop to restart increases the chance of being t-boned.
If you want to drive like Don Prudhomme or Tom McEwen, I'm fine with that. Why did you not choose a fast and furious vehicle that supports that sort of driving?
Having said that, I have to admit that this latest issue with auto-stop turning into actual-stop in 2016 models is concerning. I suspect a weak battery, but so far nobody has come forth with any evidence to either support or refute that. If anyone finds a good fix (besides rewiring your console/voiding warranties), be sure and report it here.
I highly advise canceling those plans as my company invented the aftermarket Auto Start/Stop memory module and has had a PATENT PENDING on the technology for nearly two years now.
As such, we're already working on a plug and play solution for the Pilots, other Honda/Acura models, and MANY other vehicles (nearly all).
A patent pending status does not give you enforceable IP protection rights. He beat you to market, suck it up and stop trying to scare him.Thank you. Send me your phone number, let's chat. If your module doesn't infringe on our existing IP then you are good to go. I would just hate to see a costly legal battle arise later on that could have easily been prevented.
It’s ok , anybody is welcome to post a solution or product , nothing to afraid, maybe my product or solution not everybody like it, I think more options better for the people.A patent pending status does not give you enforceable IP protection rights. He beat you to market, suck it up and stop trying to scare him.
Alejandro, don't call or chat with this guy, you have nothing to gain by doing so.
This isnt how any of this works. Unless you have deep pockets your chance at winning is low before you bankrupt yourself.Thank you. Send me your phone number, let's chat. If your module doesn't infringe on our existing IP then you are good to go. I would just hate to see a costly legal battle arise later on that could have easily been prevented.
Five years ago I worked as an IP and international trade compliance attorney for a fortune 50 manufacturing company, 8 hours a day 40 hours a week on cases just like this. Having a similar product does not mean he stole your IP - the guy never worked for you or had access to any of your drawings or designs. Damages - what are your damages? You don't even have a product out yet! I don't really care what you do, but you should consider talking to an independent IP attorney to get your facts straight.He surely did not beat us to market. We've had products that utilize this technology in circulation since 2017.
And sure, while a patent pending does not provide immediate enforceable IP protection rights, it does however make it easier for us to later secure treble damages for willful infringement. In other words, every dollar he generates selling his knockoff version could later be awarded to us, times three!
Frankly, your advice that he not at least have a discussion with us is reckless at best.
Again, you don't even have a product out yet and your calling his a knockoff! You're just being an internet bully flexing some quasi legal arguments to scare people - plain and simple.We're extraordinarily experienced with IP enforcement matters, and we do have the financial means (and intentions) to protect our IP to the fullest extent of the law. My previous posts simply served as an informal notice of sorts to potentially save us both the hassle later on. Many times issues like these can be resolved by having a level-headed discussion, which I've clearly offered here.
Anyhow, it's quite disconcerting to see that you support a (potential) knockoff product after we've worked tirelessly to develop this technology for the Pilot community and beyond.
Oh wow, I didn't realize you were also such an expert in law. I'm intrigued in your story of how you balance being a CEO with dozens of attorneys working for you, and finding the time to design modules for Pilots. As CEO, would you mind telling us more...like the name of your agency? I'm sure there folks here that could use your companies services.That's an interesting story and all, but I can assure you that you're greatly mistaken. I am not going to delve into the intricacies of IP law and patent prosecution with you. Beyond this project, I am the CEO of an agency that conducts IP-related monitoring, investigations and enforcement activities each and every day, with an industry-leading 100% success rate for our brand clients. We have dozens of leading IP attorneys on the payroll, and I'm talking well seasoned litigation attorneys... not attorneys that sit around filing trademark apps all day.
Furthermore, you should re-read what I wrote because your assertions clearly conflict with my statements.
Let's try this one more time -It's obvious you were never an attorney, because if you were, you would know that there is no basis for a claim until such time the patent grants.
Because you continue to express flawed logic and are seemingly devoid of critical thinking skills, I'm done discussing this matter with you. Who knows... maybe you're just some guy who likes to troll around the internet ... either way. Best of luck in your future endeavors!
This is literally what I've been trying to get you to understand from my very first post, Mr. CEO Engineer Lawyer.It's obvious you were never an IP attorney, because if you were, you would know that there is no basis for a claim until such time the patent grants.
Actually, I also just created my own auto-start module and plan on marketing it soon. I'm very worried that I might have infringed on your patent, and would like to also resolve it with you. Could you provide me your information, or your attorneys, so I can contact you?Thank you. Send me your phone number, let's chat. If your module doesn't infringe on our existing IP then you are good to go. I would just hate to see a costly legal battle arise later on that could have easily been prevented.