Wireless Co. Beats Ubiquiti's Suit Over Hacking Firmware

Law360 (May 22, 2019, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Ubiquiti Networks Inc. made overly broad claims that a rival wireless networking company sells hacking firmware that uses Ubiquiti's devices as a launching point for its own service, an Illinois federal judge said Wednesday as he dismissed the case.

U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman said Ubiquiti's lawsuit asserted claims so broad that it was difficult to determine if it was acting outside the limits imposed by the general public license incorporated in the user agreements between it and Illinois-based Cambium Networks Inc.

Ubiquiti did clarify during a hearing that its firmware-related claims revolve around changes Cambium made to Ubiquiti's "'proprietary user interface,'...

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