ZTE, Huawei kick off war of words in fresh patent dispute

Two of China’s largest smartphone makers look to be heading for a courtroom battle after ZTE claimed its cross-town rival in Shenzhen infringed on two of its camera technology patents. A letter posted on Weibo (a Chinese microblogging site) claims …

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Huawei, ZTE plan to join Ericsson with patent lawsuits — report

China’s Huawei and ZTE are reportedly preparing legal action against device vendors Xiaomi, Oppo and Bubugao for patent infringement. The two companies, better known for their telecoms network gear, had sent the companies a warning letter requesting royalty payments, Business Korea …

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Xiaomi’s profitability called into question

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi isn’t nearly as profitable as previously estimated. A regulatory filing yesterday in China showed the privately-held company had a net profit last year of just CNY347 million ($56 million) – ten times less than media expectations. …

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Xiaomi faces ban in India over patent infringement

Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has reportedly been hit by an injunction in India that bans the sale of some of its smartphones for infringing on essential patents. Ericsson filed a complaint with the Delhi High Courts after Xiaomi failed …

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