Kyocera Denied Stay In DTL Cell Phone Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 3:06 PM EST) -- Third-party defendant Kyocera Communications Inc. has failed to stay Digital Technology Licensing LLC’s infringement suit against Sprint Nextel Corp. pending the re-examination of DTL’s widely asserted cell phone patent.

Judge Stanley Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Monday affirmed the magistrate judge’s decision to let the litigation continue at the same time as reexamination proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

At a hearing last Friday, the court found little reason to postpone the long-running case for a...
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