University Scores Win In Cellular Spat

Law360, New York (August 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Marking a victory for The University of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Thursday affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a declaratory judgment action in a patent infringement suit involving a software firm that provides technology to cellular phone companies.

The ruling marks the latest development in the ongoing legal battle, which began in March 2005 when the University sued 48 cell phone companies—including Kyocera Wireless Corp., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, among others—for patent infringement in the U.S. District...
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