Freedom Wireless Sues Cos. Over Prepaid Phone Patents

Law360, New York (December 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Fresh off settlements with Boston Communications Group and Virgin Mobile USA, Freedom Wireless Inc. sued a new slew of companies on Thursday for allegedly infringing three prepaid phone service patents.

In one suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the technology company sued Alltel Corp., Comverse Inc. and Verisign Inc. for patent infringement.

In another suit filed in the same court, the technology company sued Cingular Wireless LLC and Ericsson Inc., claiming the two defendants built their prepaid wireless telephone...
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