Interdigital Loses First Round in ITC Fight Against ZTE,Huawei
2013-06-28 20:55:58.716 GMT
By Susan Decker
June 28(Bloomberg) -- InterDigital Inc. lost the first round of its two-year effort touse patent litigation to force Nokia Oyj, ZTE Corp. and Huawei Technologies Co.into paying royalties on standard mobile phone technologies.
The threehandset manufacturers didn’t violate the patent rights of InterDigital, U.S.International Trade Commission Judge David Shaw said in a notice posted on theWashington agency’s website today. The findings are subject to review by thesix-member commission, which can block imports of products that violate U.S.patent rights. The investigation is scheduled to be completed by October 28.