May 24, 2024


Technology and Age

Panasonic lawsuits say Broadcom violated computer tech patents

By Blake Brittain

(Reuters)Japanese electronics maker Panasonic accused chipmaker Broadcom Corp of violating its rights in several personal computer-know-how patents in Texas federal court docket Thursday.

Panasonic Holdings Corp informed the courtroom that Broadcom turned down its presents to talk about a license to its patent portfolio, which it said coated a “broad array” of Broadcom merchandise.

The twolawsuits say Broadcom merchandise like microprocessors, built-in circuits and parts made use of in wireless networking infringe ten Panasonic patents.

Broadcom, Panasonic, and Panasonic’s attorneys did not right away react to requests for remark.

Panasonic asked the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas for an unspecified sum of revenue damages and a court docket buy permanently blocking Broadcom from violating its patent legal rights.

The lawsuits also explained Broadcom infringed the patents willfully, noting that Broadcom had cited some of them in its very own patent purposes.

Broadcom previously sued Panasonic, Toyota and many others in one more Texas court about Toyota infotainment units it reported violate its patents. The organization misplaced its bid for an import ban at the U.S. Global Trade Fee dependent on the allegations, and the get-togethers agreed to dismiss the Texas scenario in May.

The circumstances are Panasonic Holdings Corp v. Broadcom Corp, U.S. District Court docket for the Western District of Texas, Nos. 6:22-cv-00755 and 6:22-cv-00756.

For Panasonic: John Guaragna, Matthew Satchwell, Brian Erickson and Jake Zolotorev of DLA Piper

For Broadcom: not obtainable

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