Apple Loses Appeal To Invalidate Optis' UK Wireless Patents

By Silvia Martelli (June 13, 2022, 5:47 PM BST) -- Tech giant Apple lost its bid Monday to invalidate Optis' patent for wireless broadband communication after a London appeals court said the trial judge hadn't read the patent too narrowly. 

The Court of Appeal said that the trial court was right to find that Optis Cellular Technology LLC's patent for a mechanism for continuous transmission within a so-called long-term evolution network was valid and that Apple Retail UK Ltd. had infringed it.

High Court Judge Richard Meade did not misinterpret the word "counting" in the patent, nor did he rely on an overly narrow understanding of what the patent does or does...

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