Wireless Co. Hits Ericsson With $330M Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 3:02 PM EST) -- Airvana Network Solutions Inc. on Wednesday sued Ericsson AB in New York state court, citing damages of $330 million through Ericsson's alleged trade secrets theft and development of wireless data components in violation of a contract between Airvana and a telecommunications company purchased by Ericsson.

Airvana said the Swedish telecommunications giant and its U.S. affiliate breached contract by developing proprietary wireless data transmission hardware and software based on Airvana technology protected by an underlying agreement between Airvana and Ericsson acquisition Nortel Networks Inc.

“Ericsson has violated...
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