New NPE Sues Networking and Semi Companies
- August 8, 2011
Powerline Innovations [NPE] filed two separate suits against a number of networking and semiconductor defendants including Belkin, Broadcom, Cisco, Netgear, Sharp, STMicro, TrendNet, Qualcomm, and ZyXEL over a patent related to control of networked devices. This is the first time Powerline has filed suit. The plaintiff acquired the patent-in-suit from Cyberlynx in July 2011. 8/6, Eastern District of Texas, 6:2011cv00410; 6:2011cv00411.