Samsung, Motorola Sued Over Coding Patent

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. were slapped with a suit Wednesday in Illinois federal court by a patent-licensing company alleging their cellphones infringe a patent related to binary code translation.

Motorola's Droid X and Samsung's Nexus S phones illegally use the patented technology, according to Cascades Computer Innovation LLC. The technology facilitates the running of a software application on a platform with different coding, it says.

Cascades argues that it told Samsung on June 15 it was infringing U.S. Patent Number 7,065,750,...
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