Apple Accused Of Violating Network-Essential Patents

Law360, Los Angeles (February 29, 2012, 4:54 PM ET) -- Germany-based Core Wireless Licensing Sarl slammed Apple Inc. with a patent infringement lawsuit Wednesday in Texas federal court, saying the company’s iPad and iPhone infringe eight Core Wireless patents essential to compliance with cellular network standards.

"Core Wireless owns one of the world's strongest wireless patent portfolios, including patents that are fundamental to the operation of global 2G, 3G and 4G wireless networks," Core Wireless manager Phil Shaer said in a statement Wednesday. "We are asserting that because certain Apple products infringe Core Wireless' patents, Apple...
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