MetroPCS, Mercedes, Ford Sued Over Call Locator IP

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Tendler Cellular of Texas LLC hit MetroPCS Communications Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA LLC and Ford Motor Co. with a patent infringement suit in Texas federal court Monday over technology used to identify the location of a wireless caller.

Mercedes-Benz and Ford manufacture and sell various location-based service systems that infringe U.S. Patent Number 7,447,508, while MetroPCS and its subsidiary MetroPCS Wireless Inc. infringe both the '508 patent and U.S. Patent Number 7,844,282 through the distribution of their own location-based service systems, Tendler alleges in a complaint filed...
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