Alltel Corp. Latest Target In Wireless Patent Crusade

Law360, New York (June 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wireless company Speedus Corp. has continued its aggressive patent infringement campaign, asserting two patents for wireless transmission technology against Alltel Corp. less than one month after launching a similar suit against Verizon Wireless.

Speedus’ most recent target is carrier Alltel Corp. A Speedus subsidiary, CellularVision Technology & Telecommunications LP, has filed a suit against Alltel in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging the company’s services infringe two Speedus patents for transmitting television to handheld wireless devices.

One patent covers the transmission...
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