Huawei Hits Verizon With A One-Two Punch Of Tech IP Suits

By Mike LaSusa (February 6, 2020, 10:44 PM EST) -- Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei brought two suits against U.S.-based competitor Verizon, alleging Wednesday in Texas federal court that Verizon continues to infringe a dozen patents Huawei holds despite months of negotiations over the issue.

Huawei filed separate suits in the Eastern District and Western District of Texas, focusing on different patents but laying out a similar story.

"Because Verizon has not accepted Huawei's numerous flexible approaches during the year-long negotiations, Huawei is compelled to now enforce its patent rights through this lawsuit," Huawei said in the Western Texas suit.

The Chinese company said it first contacted Verizon in February last year...

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