Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the American Verizon for patent infringement

Huawei Technologies Co. filed two lawsuits on patent infringement against Verizon Communications Inc. In a lawsuit filed in the Eastern and Western district courts of Texas, alleges that Verizon illegally uses 12 patents owned by Huawei.

the Patents relate to networking technologies concerning “method of sending, receiving and processing and devices for adapting a bandwidth of the payload for transmission.” None of them is associated with a 5G, but a person familiar with the issue, describes them as critically important for the functioning of networks.

Chinese telecommunications giant said that a year ago I contacted Verizon, notifying her of the violation of numerous patents Huawei. Among the infringing technology — measures network security, remote sharing PC, parental control, and even the development of software for mobile devices.

“in 2015, Huawei has received more than $ 1.4 billion in payment for a patent license. Today, she also paid more than $ 6 billion for legal use patented technologies developed by industry peers. 80 percent of these license fees went to the company in the United States,” — said in a statement.

“the products and services Verizon uses patented technology, which Huawei developed over many years of research and development,” adds the Director of legal Affairs, Huawei song Lupin (Song Liuping). “For many years we’ve successfully negotiated patent license agreements with many companies. Unfortunately, when agreement cannot be reached, we have no other choice but to go to court”.

a Person familiar with the situation told The Verge that Huawei does not require specific amounts, but this is a fresh indication more and more braidHuawei ebnoy position against American companies in connection with destructive sanctions from Washington. In December, Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the Federal communications Commission, tries to stop regulatory solution which will harm the business of the Chinese Corporation, with its major U.S. customers.

Huawei is one of the largest patent holders in the world, with more than 80,000 patents worldwide and 10,000 in the U.S. alone, said in a statement. It is also one of the leading developers of wireless network technologies of the fifth generation.

She joined IBM, Apple, and Amazon as one of the 10 largest recipients of U.S. patents last year, according to the analysis of applications filed in the Bureau of patents and U.S. trademark. Last summer, Huawei discussed licensing its portfolio of patents with the European and American companies, including Verizon and Qualcomm Inc.

In June last year, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd demanded that the American operator Verizon to pay more than $1 billion in royalties. We are talking about the right to use intellectual property Huawei’s patented technology, which is actively used by the operator.

According to representatives of the Chinese company, Verizon is required to pay these funds in accordance with the provisions of international law. Technology owned by Huawei, are related to networking, infrastructure, IoT and other industries.

Patents are used in more than 20 providers Verizon, specifies Reuters. According to sources, these companies must reimburse American operator damage. Some of them contacted Huawei directly.

Representatives of Huawei and Verizon met in new York to discuss some of the disputed patents, reported one of the interlocutors edition. In Verizon declined to comment, citing the fact that it’s a legal issue. However, the company noted that taking into account the context of any issue of Huawei, affecting the entire industry.