Broadcom Targets Kyocera For Timely Deposition

Law360, New York (November 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Broadcom Corp. is looking to compel Kyocera Wireless Corp. to testify in regards to a patent infringement suit it filed against rival cell phone maker Qualcomm Inc.

In just one of about 10 pending patent lawsuits between the two companies, Broadcom sued Qualcomm in May 2005 before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleging that Qualcomm’s “Mobile Station Modem chipsets” infringed the patents on its semiconductor processor chips used in cellular phones.

Kyocera, which was once a part of California-based Qualcomm, is...
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