Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Symbian wars: Ericsson sues UK based Sendo
Posted on 23-Mar-2005 22:14 | Tags Filed under: News


Symbian wars: Ericsson sues UK based Sendo
Mobile phone developer and manufacturer company Sendo is again using its lawyers. This time Ericsson has sued the UK based mobile phone company Sendo for patent infringement in several countries. Sendo manufactures Symbian Series 60 based smartphones and feature phones. The company started a few years ago work on the Z100, a Windows Mobile based smartphone, but the project ended with a lawsuit where Sendo said that Microsoft used tactics to receive market and technology knowledge it didn't have access to before the venture.

This time Ericsson is on the other side. The complaints allege that Sendo's mobile phone products infringe certain Ericsson patents covering GSM and GPRS technologies. Ericsson seeks both an injunction against the continued sale and marketing of Sendo's mobile phone products, and monetary damages.

"Ericsson is the leading innovator in telecommunications and has made substantial investments in the development of various
telecommunication standards," said Kasim Alfalahi, Vice President Patent Licensing. "As a result, we have built a strong portfolio of essential GSM and GPRS patents."

"Basically, all we ask is that companies who use technology invented by Ericsson compensate us for this, the same way we are prepared to compensate others for our use of their technology," Kasim Alfalahi said. "We believe that Sendo is using Ericsson patented technology, but they have so far not signed a license agreement with Ericsson. Under these circumstances we have no choice but to take Sendo to court."






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Homeless in NZ
Created by Fred99, last reply by mattwnz on 23-Jul-2017 23:34 (133 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Begging for petrol money around service stations
Created by LesF, last reply by mattwnz on 23-Jul-2017 23:13 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Maori Seats
Created by Pumpedd, last reply by Wiggum on 23-Jul-2017 20:36 (214 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


Winston. Kingmaker? Could Well Be.
Created by tdgeek, last reply by Rikkitic on 21-Jul-2017 14:41 (165 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Man stole trampoline 'to feed his family'
Created by Wiggum, last reply by allio on 21-Jul-2017 08:53 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The next Doctor announced
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by Paul1977 on 20-Jul-2017 09:55 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by Coil, last reply by gzt on 23-Jul-2017 20:52 (4889 replies)
Pages... 324 325 326


Spark fibre issues in Chch this morning?
Created by steve98, last reply by Oblivian on 23-Jul-2017 19:00 (18 replies)
Pages... 2