HTC, Sony, Others Beat Wi-LAN's Wireless Patent Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (July 15, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal jury on Monday found that HTC Corp., Sony Mobile Communications, Ericsson Inc. and Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. did not infringe upon three wireless technology patents held by technology licensing company Wi-LAN Inc., ruling the patents are invalid as obvious and anticipated.

The jury returned the verdict following a six-day trial, concluding a case that was filed nearly three years ago. In its verdict, the jury found that the inventions described by Wi-LAN's patents — U.S. Patent Numbers 6,088,326, 6,281,211 and 6,222,819 — were anticipated by prior art and...
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