​​​​​​​Vodafone Seeks To Pause UK Patent Suit Over 3G Tech

Law360, London (November 17, 2020, 9:01 PM GMT) -- Vodafone urged a London judge on Tuesday to delay patent litigation over 3G technology brought by a Spanish mobile communications company while a related dispute plays out in Madrid to avoid the risk of inconsistent judgments.

The British telecom giant told High Court Judge Marcus Smith that although the Spanish court had dismissed the suit alleging corporate espionage and patent infringement against Huawei and Vodafone, Top Optimized Technologies had filed an appeal in Madrid with just Huawei as the respondent.

TOT is seeking damages of more than €508 million ($602.7 million), said counsel for Vodafone Ltd., Thomas Raphael QC of Twenty...

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