Friday, December 10, 2010

Novatel Sues ZTE and Franklin Over MiFi!

#Novatel Sues #ZTE and #Franklin Over #MiFi!
Novatel's has sued ZTE and Franklin over five patents covering the "key architecture and functionality" of Novatel's MiFi  mobile hotspots. I own one from Virgin that runs on Sprint network. If this is the case you can forget about How To Make A 3G Router (MiFi Router)! With Chumby One.
for you can get sued. Let us see how this mobile patent lawsuit turns out.
Press Release;
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a provider of wireless broadband access solutions, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Franklin Wireless Corp., ZTE Corp. and ZTE(USA), Inc. for infringing on five Novatel Wireless' patents related to key architecture and functionality of the MiFi® family of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
"Novatel Wireless invented the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot and with that created a whole new product category in the wireless ecosystem," said Peter Leparulo, Chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless.  "We're confident that we will continue to lead the market, but competitors need to rely on their own inventions rather than infringe on ours," Leparulo continued.
Novatel Wireless holds numerous U.S. and international key patents and patent applications around elements of the MiFi Mobile Intelligent Hotspot family of products, a new product category invented by Novatel Wireless.
Since its introduction, Novatel Wireless' MiFi branded products have commercially launched with 25 operators worldwide and have received almost every major industry accolade for innovation.

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Novatel Wireless
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