Wireless Patent 'Visionary' Targets New Defendant

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas company that specializes in bringing wireless technology to market has sued international electronics maker Samsung Electronics Co., alleging Samsung's devices infringe two “visionary” mobile-messaging patents.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Wednesday, alleges that Samsung has infringed the patents by making, using, selling or offering to sell devices that receive and display caller ID information, pictures, video and multimedia messages.

The patents-at-issue are U.S. Patent Numbers 7,266,186 and 7,310,416, which provide for the receipt of pictures...
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