Ericsson Says Purge Of Patent Docs Was Court Ordered

Law360, Washington (September 23, 2015, 8:03 PM EDT) -- Ericsson shot back at a sanctions bid from TCL Communication Technology accusing the telecom of destroying documents relevant to a suit over standard-essential patent licenses, telling a California federal court Tuesday that the documents had to be scrapped under a protective order from previous litigation.

Opposing TCL's motion, Ericsson Inc. said the protective order legally required its law firm, McKool Smith PC, to dispose of various prior art references, expert reports and other documents drafted by other parties during previous patent litigation between Ericsson and Samsung.

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd., a Chinese corporation that sells its products in the U.S....

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