02 Ago 2017

Fractus sues ZTE for patent infringement

Barcelona, Spain, August 02, 2017 – Fractus, headquartered in Barcelona sued ZTE Corporation, ZTE (USA), Inc., and ZTE (TX), Inc., for infringing one or more claims of seven patents owned by Fractus covering internal antenna technology for wireless devices.

Fractus, founded in 1999, is the pioneer of geometry-based antenna technology. By applying the science of geometry and mathematics to antenna development, Fractus delivers small antennas that fit inside the devices with optimum multi-band functionality.

Among the numerous awards Fractus was named 2005 Davos World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, 2006 Red Herring Top 100 private companies in Europe and Middle East, 2014 European Inventor Award nomination and 2017 European Inspiring Company Award. The continued growth in our family of licensees with companies such as Motorola, Blackberry, LG, HTC, Samsung, Sharp, Kyocera, demonstrates not only how solid our technologies are, but also how fundamental they are to the burgeoning connected devices market.

In 2009 Fractus successfully sued Samsung for Samsung’s infringement of related patents, and a jury returned a verdict against Samsung in favor of Fractus.

Fractus is represented by Max Tribble and Justin Nelson of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Michael Heim, Leslie V. Payne, and Micah Howe of Heim, Payne & Chorush, L.L.P. This is the same litigation team represented Fractus in the Samsung case.

The case has been filed in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

 

About Fractus

Fractus is an early pioneer in the development of internal antennas for smartphones, tablets and wireless internet of things devices. The company holds an intellectual property rights portfolio of more than 40 inventions protected through over 120 patents and patent applications in the United States, Europe and Asia.  Among the numerous awards the company has received for its innovative work, Fractus was named 2005 Davos World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and has been recognized by the European Patent Office for its award-winning inventions. The company has a proven track record in innovation and licensing its award-winning geometry based antenna technology to wireless device manufacturers in the USA, Europe and Asia.

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