Key Wireless Technology At Issue In Court Ruling

Law360, New York (March 31, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a verdict that could have ripple effects throughout the wireless industry, a jury this week found that private wireless technology company PadCom’s patents covering mobile technology are valid, and that NetMotion’s Mobility software product infringes on those patents.

The verdict brings some resolution to the companies’ bitter dispute—which has been ongoing for almost three years—over rights to technology that allows mobile users to safely access their company’s network from an off-site location and bounce from network to network without interruption.

The technology may have broad...
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