Posted: November 12th, 2020
Sisvel International S.A. v. Xiaomi Corporation et al. District Court The Hague, 4 November 2020, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2020:11108
The Sisvel group controls an extensive patent portfolio in the field of wireless communications. Sisvel accuses Xiaomi of
infringing on one of the managed (LTE standard essential) patents, namely EP 272, by trading in mobile phones that are compatible with said standard. Xiaomi states that because of the differences between the network achitecture of EP 272 and that of the LTE-standard, it can not be stated that Xiaomi infringes by trading mobile devices compatible with the LTE standard.
The Court agrees and rules that Xiaomi’s devices do not infringe.
A copy of the judgment (in Dutch) can be read here.