InterDigital Kicks Off Trial Against Lenovo Over Its 4G IP

Law360, London (March 3, 2021, 6:32 PM GMT) -- InterDigital launched the first of a series of trials against Lenovo on Wednesday, accusing the Chinese tech giant of unlawfully using five of the mobile technology research company's standard-essential patents for 4G.

During his opening submission in the High Court proceeding, InterDigital's lawyer, Douglas Campbell QC of 8 New Square, took aim at Lenovo's telecommunication's expert. Campbell said his opinion on the type of person who would be considered "skilled" in the field of the Long-Term Evolution wireless broadband communication standard set the bar too high.

Lenovo has denied that the patent at issue in this first trial is essential and has counterclaimed...

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