Straight Path IP Group Expands Scope of Patent Protection Actions
Damages Sought from Additional Major ElectronicManufacturers
GLEN ALLEN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Straight Path IP Group, Inc. (SPIPG), a subsidiary of Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSE MKT: STRP), announced today that it has filed patent protection actions against, and is seeking damages from, Blackberry, Huawei, Samsung, and ZTE.
"These actions broaden the scope of our effort to protect our intellectual property rights by seeking redress from additional equipment manufacturers whose products infringe upon our technology," said David Jonas, Straight Path's Chief Executive Officer.
SPIPG seeks damages on the sale of the electronics manufacturers' alleged infringing products including smartphone handsets, tablet computers, smart TVs, Blu-ray players, and set-top boxes. The cases were filed in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
Earlier this month, SPIPG filed patent protection actions with the United States International Trade Commission against some of the most widely recognized names in electronics including LG, Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Sharp, and Vizio.
Also earlier this month, SPIPG filed patent infringement actions seeking damages and injunctive relief from telecommunications providers Bandwidth.com, Inc., Telesphere Networks Ltd., and Vocalocity, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
About Straight Path Communications Inc. (SPCI):
SPCI (NYSE MKT: STRP) leases its extensive holdings of 39 and 28 GHz fixed wireless spectrum licenses through its Straight Path Spectrum subsidiary. SPCI holds and licenses certain patent rights through its Straight Path IP Group subsidiary.
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