Immersion Files Complaint Against Motorola Mobility With U.S. International Trade Commission
Alleges Motorola Mobility's Android-based Smartphones Infringe Patents
"Immersion has been a leading innovator in the field of haptic
technology since its inception in 1993," said Immersion's CEO,
"Our primary interest is not to disrupt the availability of any product but to obtain compensation for the unauthorized use of our patents. Our preference has always been to negotiate a fair and reasonable agreement, and we remain open to negotiations," continued Viegas. "However, despite having engaged in good faith efforts to license our patents to Motorola Mobility, we have not been able to reach an acceptable resolution, and therefore it is imperative that we protect our intellectual property and the interests of our shareholders."
In the complaint against Motorola Mobility, Immersion is seeking from
the ITC an exclusion order preventing the importation of infringing
devices. In the suit against Motorola Mobility in the
The complaints against Motorola Mobility assert infringement of the following patents:
U.S. Patent No 6,429,846: "Haptic Feedback for Touchpads and Other Touch Controls"
U.S. Patent No 7,592,999: "Haptic Feedback for Touchpads and Other Touch Controls"
U.S. Patent No 7,969,288: "Force Feedback System Including Multi-Tasking Graphical Host Environment and Interface Device"
U.S. Patent No 7,982,720: "Haptic Feedback for Touchpads and Other Touch Controls"
U.S. Patent No 8,031,181: "Haptic Feedback for Touchpads and Other Touch Controls"
U.S. Patent No 8,059,105: "Haptic Feedback for Touchpads and Other Touch Controls"
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