California Jury Issues Non-Infringement Verdict for Novatel Wireless and Verizon in Hotspot Suit

April 14, 2017

A California jury has issued a verdict of non-infringement for Novatel Wireless and Verizon (Cellco) (3:16-cv-00118) in a case brought by inventor-controlled NPE Carucel Investments, L.P. On April 10, the jury found that the MiFi wireless hotspots made by Novatel Wireless and sold by Verizon did not infringe four patents (7,221,904; 7,848,701; 7,979,023; 8,718,543) that generally relate to bridging communication between mobile devices and a base station while either device is moving.

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