Lamson & Sessions Inc. has settled patent-infringement litigation with Intermatic Inc. of Spring Grove, Ill.
The litigation, which began in 1994, involved an ``in-use weatherproof cover'' made of PVC, said Jim Abel, executive vice president and chief financial officer with Beachwood-based Lamson. The covers are made to protect electrical devices in wet locations.
According to Lamson, the company will record a charge of about $1.1 million for its third quarter, which ends Oct. 2, in connection with the settlement.
The product was part of Lamson's Carlon line. Lamson changed its design several years ago.