Wireless Connectivity Campaign of American Patents Engulfs December Defendants

  • December 29, 2021
  • Category: New Patent Litigation
    Market Sectors: Mobile Communications and Devices, Networking

Advantech (6:21-cv-01331), Grande Communications (6:21-cv-01332), Legrand (6:21-cv-01333), Mofi Network (6:21-cv-01334), Moxa (6:21-cv-01335), Telit Communications (6:21-cv-01336), and Viasat (6:21-cv-01337) have all become the latest defendants sued in the first, and largest, litigation campaign of American Patents LLC, Epson America (8:21-cv-02102), already involved in the campaign, also filing a complaint seeking declaratory judgments of noninfringement of the same four patents asserted throughout. The new cases cap a 2021 that saw cases filed earlier in the year over the same portfolio, received from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV), against CalAmp, Continental, Edimax Computer (Edimax Technology) Lanner Electronics, Motorola Solutions, Newell Brands (BRK Brands), Plantronics (Polycom), Seiko Epson, Sierra Wireless, Xerox, and Zebra Technologies.The campaign’s accused products spans a wide variety of devices (e.g., modules, routers, telematics solutions, transceivers, vehicle-mounted computers, etc.), all targeted over their support of 802.11n and above Wi-Fi connectivity and/or LTE.

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