Huawei is demanding 1 billion dollars from the American world giant operator Verizon for using its patents without permission. The lawsuit begins…

 

Huawei has sued Verizon, one of the largest American telecommunications companies, for patent infringement, and jury selection for this case begins Wednesday.

Huawei is seeking compensation for the unauthorized use of 12 patents by Verizon in its lawsuits filed in US District Courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas in 2020. These patents relate to areas of the company such as computer networking, boot security, and video communications.

Huawei’s Legal Director, Dr. Song Liuping said, “Verizon’s products and services benefited from the patented technology that Huawei developed after many years of research and development.” used the phrases.

Huawei and Verizon began negotiations in 2019 that Huawei should pay license fees for more than 230 patents. Huawei has requested $1 billion from telecommunications giant Verizon for the use of these patents. However, no bilateral agreement was reached.

“We ask Verizon to respect Huawei’s investment in research and development by paying for the use of our patents or refraining from using them in its products and services,” Huawei said in a statement. said.

Huawei has been among the companies blacklisted by the United States since 2019, on the pretext of security concerns. We’ll see if this overshadows the impartiality of the case. Let’s underline that Huawei already has one of the largest patent pools in the world, especially 5G.

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