ETRI’s US ‘hunting licence’ revoked; documents shed light on litigation strategy and revenue goals 17 Apr 17
A US judge last week dismissed a lawsuit accusing Huawei of infringing of 9 patents owned by South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) after four years of maneuvering. The finding that plaintiff SPH America, LLC lacked standing to assert the ETRI-owned rights also brought to an end four other active cases. Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo’s verdict revealed details of the arrangement between the publicly funded R&D organisation and its third party “litigation agent”, and raises questions about how it will proceed with future efforts to monetise IP.
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