Qualcomm Gets Partial Win In ParkerVision Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday found that 15 Qualcomm Inc. products did not infringe on patents covering integrated circuits used in cellphones and mobile devices held by ParkerVision Inc., but he denied Qualcomm's efforts to escape the remainder of ParkerVision's infringement claims.

U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. ruled that chipsets manufactured by Atheros Communications Inc., which Qualcomm acquired in 2011, did not infringe on ParkerVision technology because they perform functions in a starkly different ways, a point that was undisputed by ParkerVision....
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