Wi-LAN (http://www.wi-lan.com), a company founded in 1992 “to commercialize technology inventions that made low-cost, high-speed wireless networking a reality,” is suing Apple.
Wi-LAN has commenced litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division against Apple, Alcatel-Lucent USA, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HTC America, Kyocera International, Kyocera Communications, Novatel Wireless, and Sierra Wireless America (individually and collectively, “Defendants”). In its filing, WiLAN claims that these companies have infringed and continue to infringe WiLAN’s U.S. Patent No. RE37,802 related to CDMA and HSPA and U.S. Patent No. 5,282,222 related to Wi-Fi and LTE.
WiLAN will be represented in this action by McKool Smith, an U.S. law firm specializing in intellectual property litigation. McKool Smith is representing WiLAN in other patent infringement actions in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
— Dennis Sellers