Foxconn Denied Quick Win In USB Essential-Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 2:01 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a lawsuit claiming Foxconn International Inc. violated antitrust laws by refusing to license allegedly standard-essential USB patents to a rival company.

Without providing further detail, U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin rejected Foxconn’s counterargument that the technology at issue was not standards-essential and that Lotes Co. Ltd. only brought the lawsuit to gain leverage in a Chinese patent infringement lawsuit.

The judge denied the motion to dismiss “for the reasons stated on the record at today's...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Lotes Co., Ltd. v. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Shira A. Scheindlin

Date Filed

October 4, 2012

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.