InterDigital's Injunction Bid Rebuffed In IP War Against Lenovo

By Bonnie Eslinger (December 16, 2021, 6:40 PM GMT) -- A London judge refused Thursday to slap Lenovo with an injunction for infringing InterDigital's standard-essential 4G wireless technology patent, saying case law remained unsettled on whether the tech giant could escape a ban with its "vague" commitment to accept court-determined licensing terms.

A London judge has rejected InterDigital's bid for an injunction against Lenovo "at this stage" of the proceedings and based on a two-day hearing over the issue of whether the Chinese tech giant is an "unwilling licensee." (Wang Jianfeng/Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) The ruling from High Court Judge Richard Hacon rejected InterDigital's bid for the injunction "at this...

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