Legal battle starts over robotic vacuums

|By:, SA News Editor

A lawsuit filed by iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) accuses Hoover and Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) of patent infringement covering robotic vacuums.

The complaint also named Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology and Suzhou Real Power.

The company is looking to block the further use of its robotic vacuum inventions.