Patent board invalidates Evolved Wireless’ claims against Apple, other smartphone makers

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has invalidated numerous claims in a patent related to LTE wireless technology that the owner, Evolved Wireless, has accused Apple, Samsung and other smartphone makers of infringing, reports Law360.

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Evolved filed six separate actions in June 2015 against the phone companies saying they infringed its five patents. According to its complaint, "Evolved Wireless owns, through assignments originating with LG Electronics, a standard-essential patent portfolio relating to LTE wireless communication systems.