Sony Ericsson, HTC, Acer Face IP Suit Over Diary Technology

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- E-Contact Technologies LLC sued Acer America Corp., HTC America Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc. and others in Texas federal court Friday, claiming that Android smartphones like Acer's Liquid E, HTC's Hero and Sony Ericsson's Xperia X8 infringe a personal computer diary patent.

E-Contact's complaint took aim at a total of seven defendants, including Lenovo (United States) Inc., ZTE (USA) Inc., Kyocera Communications Inc. and Huawei Technologies USA Inc. The bulk of the allegedly infringing products named in the complaint were smartphones, but E-Contact also...
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