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

  • April 7, 2021
  • Category: New Patent Litigation
    Market Sectors: Mobile Communications and Devices, Networking

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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