Apple Fights To Invalidate 4G IP As Patents Trial Starts

Law360, London (October 5, 2020, 5:44 PM BST) -- A judge gave Apple homework on Monday as a patent-holding company kicked off its infringement trial over 4G technology, saying the technology giant's opening argument that one patent was doomed because of "uncertainty" did not match up with the company's formal pleadings.

Judge Colin Birss told Apple's lawyer to come back to the High Court  on Tuesday morning with a single-page statement outlining the company's case on uncertainty as a ground for invalidating the patent belonging to Unwired Planet International Ltd., a subsidiary of patents manager PanOptis.

"I'm not convinced that the point you're in your pleading," the judge said after Apple's...

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