Samsung, HTC Say Google License Prohibits Android IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 30, 2014, 4:20 PM ET) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and HTC Corp. urged an Illinois federal judge on Tuesday to nix a patent infringement suit brought by Cascades Computer Innovation LLC over their use of Google’s Android operating system, claiming Cascades exhausted its patent rights by entering into a licensing agreement with Google.

The tech giants argued that Cascades, a nonpracticing entity, is attempting to secure double recovery by accusing Samsung and HTC of infringement, while also licensing Google to make and sell the Android OS, which the defendants claim substantially...
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