Cellport Systems Sues ZTE with Mobile Device Patent
Cellport Systems filed suit against ZTE alleging that ZTE’s cell phone products infringe a patent related to a communications system in mobile devices. Cellport Systems has filed four prior suits since January 2004 against Henryk Bury Mielec Sp.z.o.o, Peiker Acustic, Porsche, and THB. This is the first time the in-suit patent has been asserted. Patrick Kennedy, the founder and chairman of Cellport Systems, is one of the named inventors on the patent-in-suit, which originated with Cellport Labs. According to an IAM article written by Kennedy, Cellport Systems was founded in 1993 and is a privately held IP pure-play with six essential vehicle patents in the vehicle telematics space. 12/18, District of Colorado, assigned to Judge R. Brooke Jackson, 12/18, Colorado District Court, assigned to Judge R. Brooke Jackson, 1:2012cv03296.