October 6, 2022


Software Development

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 quite a few laptop-know-how patents in Texas federal court docket Thursday.

Panasonic Holdings Corp instructed the courtroom that Broadcom rejected its provides to focus on a license to its patent portfolio, which it stated coated a “wide array” of Broadcom merchandise.

The twolawsuits say Broadcom products and solutions including microprocessors, integrated circuits and elements used in wireless networking infringe 10 Panasonic patents.

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

Panasonic asked the U.S. District Courtroom for the Western District of Texas for an unspecified sum of funds damages and a court order completely 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 possess patent applications.

Broadcom previously sued Panasonic, Toyota and some others in an additional Texas courtroom more than Toyota infotainment techniques it explained violate its patents. The company misplaced its bid for an import ban at the U.S. International Trade Fee dependent on the allegations, and the parties agreed to dismiss the Texas circumstance in May well.

The instances 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 out there

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