Wi-LAN Slaps HTC With Wireless IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2011, 1:42 PM EST) -- Canadian patent-licensing company Wi-LAN Inc. has accused HTC Corp. of infringing two wireless patents, continuing a full-scale assault over its mobile handset technology.

Wi-LAN launched its suit against HTC, HTC America Inc. and HTC unit Exedea Inc. Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, accusing the companies of infringing U.S. Patent Number RE37,802 and U.S. Patent Number 5,282,222.

The '802 patent, issued in July 2002, is titled "Multicode direct sequence spread spectrum," while the '222 patent, granted in January 1994, is...
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