Korean University Sues Huawei over Smartphone One-Hand Mode

  • August 2, 2018
  • Category: New Patent Litigation
    Market Sector: Mobile Communications and Devices

The Eastern District of Texas has once again seen a patent suit filed by a South Korean university. On July 31, private research institution Hanyang University (as Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University) filed a complaint in that district against Huawei (2:18-cv-00327), alleging the infringement of two patents through the provision of over the provision of smartphones that offer a one-hand mode, which shrinks a phone’s user interface toward a corner of the screen to make controls easier to reach. This latest case comes just over a month after another such university, the state-run Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), won a $400M infringement verdict in the Eastern District.

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