Samsung Rips Off 4G Patents, Chinese Phone Maker Says

Law360, New York (May 25, 2016, 5:26 PM EDT) -- Chinese mobile developer Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. took aim at Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in California federal court Tuesday, accusing the Korean technology giant of infringing 11 patents to offer faster connection speeds via 4G wireless networks on smartphones and tablets.

The company, which produces and sells mobile devices, claims Samsung is using its Long Term Evolution, or LTE, technology without permission, saying the unlawful activity occurs with the everyday use of Samsung products, such as when users make phone calls or watch sports broadcasts on the devices.

With Samsung selling billions of dollars worth of allegedly infringing products, the company's...

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