InterDigital Can't Appeal Invalidation Of UK Wireless Patent

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley (April 29, 2022, 1:34 PM BST) -- A judge refused on Friday to allow InterDigital to appeal a decision invalidating one of its wireless technology patents, repeating his earlier conclusion that it lacks novelty.

Judge James Mellor ruled in favor of Chinese tech giant Lenovo at the High Court, denying InterDigital permission to appeal his earlier ruling that one of the U.S. research and development company's standard-essential patents for 3G wireless technology should be thrown out because it does not include a new invention.

The patent covers the way data blocks of specified sizes are transmitted by mobile phones.

"The problem comes with the width with which the patentee...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!