According to foreign media reports,Apple is embroiled in a lawsuit accusing its iPhone and other mobile phone enabled products of infringing a few wireless communications patents.Neo wireless, LLC, based in Delaware, filed a lawsuit in the Western District Court of Texas on Wednesday local time, saying Apple had deliberately infringed five intellectual property rights it owned.
"In order to use LTE or 4G, NR or 5g networks, the iPhone is made to comply with wireless standards such as 3GPP to ensure compatibility with wireless devices and wireless networks," the complaint said
The five patents mentioned in the lawsuit are as follows:
Methods and apparatuses for random access in multi carrier communication systems
Method and apparatus for flexible use of frequency bands
U.S. Patent No. 10833908 (channel probing signal for a broadband communication system)
Methods and apparatuses for multi carrier communications with adaptive transmission and feedback
Method and system for multi carrier packet communication with reduced overhead
It is reported that the petition applied for a jury trial. In addition, it required apple to pay damages, litigation costs and other costs related to patent infringement, judgment ordering the company to continue to pay royalties, and attorney fees.