Crystal Clear Targets the EVS Codec in New Case Against LG Electronics

April 24, 2021

Texas NPE Crystal Clear Codec, LLC has sued LG Electronics (LGE) (6:21-cv-00375) over the provision of smartphones, as well as products incorporating certain Qualcomm Snapdragon-series chipsets and MediaTek 4G LTE modems, that support the Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) codec through LGE’s Enhanced HD Voice, Ultra HD Voice, or HD Voice+ services. Six patents, received from Huawei, are asserted in the new Western District of Texas complaint, Crystal Clear Codec pleading that the patents “were issued as part of the development of the new and improved methods and systems that were ultimately adopted as the EVS Standard” and are “generally drawn to the EVS codec”.

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