Second Texas Jury Finds Noninfringement Through HTC Smartphones—This Time in Suit Against Carriers

August 9, 2021

An Eastern District of Texas jury has returned a verdict for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, finding that the four wireless carriers did not infringe a single universal remote patent through the provision of certain HTC smartphones. The verdict marks the second time that a jury has found the same devices did not infringe that same patent, following another trial in an earlier lawsuit filed against HTC directly by the patent’s named inventor, Joe Andrew Salazar.

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