In December, IP Edge LLC plaintiff Nitetek Licensing LLC expanded its sole litigation campaign with a suit against Beijer Electronics (Westermo Data Communications) (1:20-cv-07629) in the Northern District of Illinois, followed by separate District of Delaware cases against Samsara Networks (1:20-cv-01750) and TVU Networks (1:20-cv-01751). The asserted patent, originating with Panasonic, generally relates to selecting a spreading code for asymmetric communications. The defendants are accused of infringement through the provision of devices (i.e., gateways and routers) that support 3G Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS) networking capabilities.
Monetization firm IP Edge LLC, through plaintiff Nitetek Licensing LLC, has sued Castles Technology (1:20-cv-02297), ChargePoint (3:20-cv-03594), Crane (Crane Merchandising Systems) (1:20-cv-00717), HMS Industrial Networks (1:20-cv-03193), and Ingeteam (1:20-cv-00716) over the provision of devices (e.g., electric vehicle charging stations, mobile-payment terminals and gateways, vending machine payment devices) that feature wireless communication capabilities. The asserted patents generally relate to wireless communications, a first to CDMA communication and a second to dynamically allocating resources in a TDMA system.