Innovatio Spars With Cisco, HP At Trial Over Wi-Fi Royalties

Law360, Chicago (September 20, 2013, 8:21 PM EDT) -- Innovatio IP Ventures LLC squared off Friday with a cohort of leading technology companies, including Hewlett Packard Co. and Cisco Systems Inc., at a trial to determine the licensing rate on wireless network patents used in a wide array of their products, claiming the technology firms are trying to lowball its royalties.

During closing arguments in Illinois federal court, Innovatio — a nonpracticing entity, or a so-called patent troll, depending on whom you ask — argued that just because it is required to license its patents...
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