Apple Beats $2B Patent Infringement Suit In Germany

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 3:15 PM EST) -- A German court tossed IPCom GmbH & Co. KG's €1.6 billion ($2.15 billion) suit against Apple Inc. alleging the iPhone infringed a wireless network access patent belonging to the patent-holding company, IPCom confirmed Friday.

IPCom's executives pledged to appeal after a panel of Mannheim regional court judges tossed the suit accusing Apple's popular smartphones of infringing one of the patents in the company’s large portfolio of standard-essential patents for mobile devices.

The patent licensing company said in a statement to Law360 that it was surprised by...
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