two decisions, a German patent court has found that Comlab has infringed mobile
radio transmission patents owned by Andrew Wireless Systems, an affiliate of
CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications
February 14 rulings by the District Court of Düsseldorf, Germany found that
Comlab has infringed CommScope’s European Patents EP2180605B1
and EP1022849B1. The patents relate to mobile radio transmission repeaters
and an apparatus for setting the gain of a repeater.
decisions, issued in Action Nos. 4c O 75/17 and 4c O 76/17, allow CommScope to
preliminarily enforce—which provides CommScope the option to recall and destroy
the infringing products as well as, under one of the decisions, get a
preliminary injunction against further infringement. Two additional utility model enforcement
actions are pending against Comlab’s repeater systems RUD19-5 in the District
Court of Düsseldorf (Action Nos. 4c O 8/2018 and 4c O 26/18).
are pleased with the court’s decision,” said Thomas Kummetz, vice president,
Distributed Coverage and Capacity Systems, CommScope. “CommScope invests considerable resources
designing and patenting its innovative products to provide superior value to
its customers. CommScope is committed to
protecting its investments and maintaining its differentiating product features
by defending its patent rights around the world.”
has enforcement actions currently pending against numerous wireless
infrastructure manufacturers, including multiple enforcement proceedings
pending in the District Court of Berlin, Germany, enforcing both patents and
utility model rights against Cobham’s idDAS system (Action Nos. 16 O 433/17 and
16 O 434/17).
addition, CommScope’s patent infringement action in the United States District
Court for the Northern District of Texas against Dali Wireless, enforcing
multiple patents relating to digital distributed antenna systems, is scheduled
to go to trial later in 2019 (Action No. 3:16-cv-477).
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