Mobile Giants Hit With ITC Complaint Over GPS Tracking

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 3:07 PM EST) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Nokia Corp. and other mobile carriers were sued Wednesday at the U.S. International Trade Commission by licensing company Pragmatus Mobile LLC claiming the wireless giants have infringed a pair of patents on mobile devices that can be tracked by GPS signals.

The complaint, which also names Sony Corp. and ZTE Corp. as respondents, alleges that the companies have violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing smartphones and tablet computers that illegally copy the tracking system covered by the...
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