SunCom Aims To Toss Prepaid Wireless Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- SunCom Wireless Inc. sought to dismiss Freedom Wireless Inc.’s patent case against it for allegedly infringing its prepaid wireless telephone technology.

The Berwyn, Penn.-based wireless provider asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday to dismiss the claims against it because of lack of personal jurisdiction.

“SunCom lacks the ‘minimum contacts’ with Texas that the law requires to justify the exercise of personal jurisdiction over a nonresident,” SunCom argued in its motion.

Freedom Wireless, based in Phoenix, Ariz., alleged that SunCom...
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