|[August 10, 2014]
ZTE Welcomes India Court Ruling in Patent Litigation with Vringo
NEW DELHI --(Business Wire)--
ZTE (News - Alert) Corporation welcomes the decision by the High Court of Delhi last
week in favor of the company in a patent litigation with Vringo Inc. and
The court lifted an ex-parte temporary injunction against certain
ZTE products, including base station controllers based on GSM
technology, in the ruling concerning India Patent No. 200572.
A separate litigation in India involving ZTE and Vringo (News - Alert) concerning India
Patent No. 243980 is ongoing.
ZTE reserves the right to pursue further legal action against Vringo and
its subsidiaries in India and other jurisdicions to protect the
interests of ZTE and customers. ZTE is committed to defending the
company and our subsidiaries against patent-related claims initiated by
Vringo entities in litigations in Europe, Asia and South America.
As one of the world's leading technology innovators, ZTE respects the
intellectual property of other companies, having completed dozens of
global intellectual property licensing agreements with holders including
Ericsson, Siemens (News - Alert), Dolby Laboratories, Qualcomm, and Microsoft.
ZTE is committed to investment in intellectual property and compliance
management to safeguard the company's business operations and commercial
interests. In the past five years, ZTE's research and development
spending exceeded RMB 40 billion. As of mid-2014, ZTE has filed
applications for more than 53,000 patents globally, with more than
17,000 granted so far.
ZTE retained its global top-2 position in patent applications in the
World Intellectual Property Organization's annual rankings published
this year, after being the top-ranked company in each of the previous
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