Foxconn Hounded By Pulse Over Connector Patents

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 8:01 PM EST) -- Foxconn Electronics Inc., the maker of electronic components for Apple Inc. and many other major technology companies, was hit with a patent infringement suit Tuesday by components maker Pulse Electronics Inc. over modular connectors.

The suit, filed in California federal court, claims that modular jack port connectors sold by Taiwan-based Foxconn infringe seven Pulse patents. Modular connectors are the components used to connect telephone, Ethernet and other cables to electronic devices.

Foxconn's "infringement of Pulse’s exclusive rights under the patents will continue to cause Pulse substantial...
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