Linksmart Wi-Fi Patent Suits Consolidated In E. Texas

Law360, New York (May 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Linksmart Wireless Technology LLC has won a motion to consolidate several ongoing lawsuits alleging that companies including T-Mobile USA Inc., AT&T Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. infringed one of its patents for Wi-Fi technology.

Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham agreed to consolidate the lawsuits, all filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, on Friday.

Linksmart moved to consolidate the suit in January, claiming in the motion that there was “substantial factual and legal overlap” between the related actions, which all involve the...
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