Huawei Sued Over UK 3G Standard-Essential Patents

Law360, London (April 30, 2021, 5:19 PM BST) -- Japanese sovereign patent fund Godo Kaisha has sued Chinese rival Huawei for infringing its U.K. patents for mobile phone technology by offering devices to U.K. customers without a license.

Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1, which has recently bought patents from other tech giants including LG Electronics, Panasonic Corp. and Hitachi Ltd., tells the High Court in a Jan. 13 lawsuit that has just been made public that Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has violated a series of standard-essential patents by offering up mobile devices, including Huawei's P30 Pro, to customers in the U.K., despite not owning the patent or having a license....

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