Sony Ericsson Drops Clearwire Logo IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 16, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB said it was dropping a Virginia trademark suit over broadband provider Clearwire Corp.'s logo on Friday after Clearwire announced that it had no immediate plans to launch a line of smartphones that would compete with Sony Ericsson's products.

“This representation effectively provided Sony Ericsson with much of the emergency relief it sought,” the company said in a statement on Friday.

Sony Ericsson sued the broadband provider in January, claiming Clearwire was attempting to gain an unfair competitive edge in the smartphone...
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