Siemens Moves to Quash Q3 Networking’s Domestic Industry Related Subpoena

February 14, 2021

IP Edge LLC acquired 30 patents from Siemens in October 2018. In May of last year, the prolific monetization firm moved four of those patents to Q3 Networking LLC, which promptly did something out of the ordinary for IP Edge, filing an International Trade Commission (ITC) complaint asserting those patent against CommScope (ARRIS, Ruckus Wireless), HP (Aruba Networks), and NETGEAR. Q3 Networking pleaded that it would “promptly seek detailed discovery of Siemens’ domestic industry activities and investments related to the Asserted Patents and claimed technology through subpoena or through cooperation”. Cooperation apparently fell through.

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