Apple Strikes HTC With Antitrust Claims In Patent Quarrel

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Thursday launched fraud, antitrust and other counterclaims accusing HTC Corp. of shirking its licensing obligations in Virginia federal court, fighting back in a U.S. International Trade Commission dispute accusing Apple Inc. of infringing eight wireless technology patents by importing products like the iPhone and iPad.

Because counterclaims made in the ITC must immediately be removed to federal court, Apple removed to Virginia its fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms counterclaim accusing HTC of launching its ITC suit solely as a retaliatory measure after an...
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