Traffic System Patent Holder Guns For Wireless Cos.

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Texas patent-holding company Traffic Information LLC is going full throttle against a group of wireless communications companies, including Motorola Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America LLC, alleging their products infringe patents covering a traffic-detection system.

The complaint, lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleges the defendants’ mobile phone technologies infringe two patents related to a traffic information system accessed through a wireless network.

The defendants — HTC USA Inc., Motorola Inc., Palm Inc., Pantech Wireless Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America LLC...
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