U.S. International Trade Commission probing select devices made by Lenovo Group Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd

In a statement the U.S. International Trade Commission stated, it was probing certain LTE-compliant cellular devices made by China’s Lenovo Group Ltd owned Motorola Mobility and by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, following a complaint. On February 1, 2021, an investigation was launched following a complaint filed by Austin, Texas-based Evolved Wireless LLC alleging infringement of…

Daimler signs licensing agreement with Sharp Corp after losing patent lawsuit

On Wednesday, in a statement Sharp Corp said, German automaker Daimler has signed a licensing agreement with it following a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit concerning in-vehicle mobile communications technology. In a court ruling last month, Sharp won the patent dispute with a German court allowing Sharp to enforce a sales ban against Daimler…

Cisco ordered to pay $1.9 billion in damages to Centripetal Networks Inc over patent infringements

U.S. networking giant Cisco Systems Inc has been ordered, by a U.S. judge, to pay $1.9 billion to a Virginia-based company which had accused it of infringing on its cybersecurity patents. After a month of a non-jury trial, U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan in Norfolk, Virginia, found Cisco of infringing on four Centripetal Networks Inc’s…

U.S. places China’s third biggest e-commerce platform on its notorious markets blacklist

The United States has continued to keep Alibaba’s taobao.com, China’s biggest e-commerce platform on this blacklist. Continuing its crackdown on Chinese companies which exploit and steal U.S. intellectual property, the United States added Pinduoduo.com, China’s third-largest e-commerce platform to its list of “notorious markets” for violations of intellectual property rights. The United States also kept…

Huawei Device Co Ltd & Huawei Device USA Inc to be arraigned on Feb. 28, 2019

Huawei faces gale force headwinds with intelligence agencies linking its telecom devices as potential Trojan Horses which can be tapped by Chinese intelligence. According to information available in court filings, two units of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are set to be arraigned on February 28 in Seattle on a 10-count indictment on charges of conspiring…