Patent Holding Co. Goes After Mobile-Device Industry

Law360, New York (October 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Plano, Texas-based patent holding company has cast its net over big-name mobile-device companies Samsung, Sony-Ericsson and Motorola in infringement allegations related to a patent covering data transmission.

Antor Media Corp., which has a history of asserting this patent, fired off one suit against Samsung Telecommunications LLP and Sony-Ericsson Mobile Communication Inc. and a separate suit against Motorola Inc. on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Antor claimed that the mobile-device companies infringed and continue to violate its patent by...
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