Motorola Faces Suit Over Android Touchscreen Technology

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 2:22 PM EST) -- Touchscreen technology company Immersion Corp. accused Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. of infringing six patents in a pair of suits filed Tuesday seeking damages and an order blocking the import of several of the company's Android-based smartphones.

Immersion sued Motorola Mobility in Delaware federal court and in the U.S. International Trade Commission over a group of patents covering haptic feedback technology that, for example, allows touchscreen devices to vibrate in response when a user clicks a button.

The company, which sells haptics systems, claims that Motorola has...
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