Drone delivery company Manna enters mediation in patents row

Nordic Unmanned filed a case against the Irish start-up in the High Court in Dublin last month over possible infringement of one of its patents

Manna founder and chief executive Bobby Healy. Picture: Andrew Downes

Manna, the drone delivery start-up, has entered mediation with Nordic Unmanned, which recently initiated court action against the Irish company in a row over patents.

In a statement, Nordic Unmanned, a Norwegian drone systems and services provider, said it was in contact with a number of companies about possible infringement of a patent it acquired as part of a deal with German company AirRobot last year.

"We prefer constructive dialogue to legal processes," said Nordic's ...