NPE Locks Horns with Google over Patents Allegedly Declared Essential to 3G Wireless Standard

April 7, 2021

L2 Mobile Technologies LLC, an entity under the control of NPE Longhorn IP LLC, has filed suit against Alphabet (Google) (6:21-cv-00358) in the Western District of Texas, accusing Google of infringing three patents through the provision of smartphones “that comply with the 3G and/or with both the 3G and 4G wireless communications standard”. L2 Mobile picked the patents up in January 2017, pleading in its new complaint that ASUSTek “declared before [the European Telecommunications Standards Institute] ETSI the Patents in Suit as essential to the 3G wireless communications standard”.

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