UMi the second Chinese phone maker after Xiaomi sued by Ericsson
Ericsson, the Swedish telecommunications company with over 33,000 patents to its name, has mailed UMi a letter on 2G, 3G, 4G Standard Essential Patents agreement, resulting in an injunction forcing the Chinese phonemaker to stop selling devices at AMAZON UK while the case is resolved. The related item is UMi ZERO, IRON PRO, HAMMER S.
In recent years Ericsson has sued more than a few technology companies and beyond
2010: D-Link (USA) Infringing a set of its 802.11 (b) SEPS
2012: Samsung (USA) patent infringements in the US
2013: Micromax (India) License agreements on SEPS on GSM, EDGE and 3G
2014: Intex (India) License agreements on GSM, EDGE, and UMTS/WCDMA
2014: Xiaomi (India) SEPS infringements
2015: UMi License agreement on 2G, 3G, 4G Standard Essential Patents
We will see how UMi’s respond in this case.