Vienna/New York — Four lawyers and three judges met on Friday morning in Vienna in a small room on the 22nd floor of the the Austrian capital’s justice building. On the agenda: a legal fight between two gun makers vying for dominance of the US gun market. It was the first public meeting before presiding judge Monika Millet in a lawsuit filed in January by German gun maker Sig Sauer. The company is suing Austrian rival Glock over a design detail of a series of new firearms, according to Glock’s annual report. Sig Sauer alleged that Glock’s newest and most popular models, the Generation 5 and the Glock 19X handguns, infringe a patented breech block (the part that closes the breech of a gun at the moment of firing) that can be stopped from both sides. Sig Sauer is demanding that Glock cease production of the handguns using the design, according to the court’s spokesman. It also wants Glock to destroy all such products already made and disclose the revenue generated to determine a paten...

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