SunCom Fails To Get Phone Patent Suit Dismissed

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas judge has derailed an attempt by SunCom Wireless Inc. to dismiss a patent suit against it for lack of jurisdiction.

Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled Monday that the suit was brought in the proper venue and allowed it to proceed.

Freedom Wireless Inc. filed the suit against SunCom and Ericsson Inc. in April 2007, alleging infringement of involving prepaid wireless phone technology. SunCom filed its motion to dismiss two months later, claiming it...
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