HTC Says Patent Reform Bars SoftView Case Transfer

Law360, New York (October 19, 2011, 2:15 PM EDT) -- HTC Corp. on Tuesday asked a federal judge in Washington state to reconsider transferring its declaratory judgment suit over two SoftView LLC patents to Delaware, saying that the recent patent reform law precludes adding HTC as a defendant in the Delaware suit.

SoftView initially asserted the two patents-in-suit, which relate to Internet displays on mobile devices, against Apple Inc. and AT&T Mobility LLC in Delaware in May 2010, claiming that the use of Apple's Safari Web browser on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad violated the...
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