The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Texas against Dell Technologies Inc. and Dell Inc. for patent infringement.
The plaintiff alleges that the defendants infringed the patents-in-suit with the United States Patent Nos. 7,116,710 (the ’710 patent); 7,421,032 (the ’032 patent); and 7,916,781 (the ’781 patent) covering serial Concatenation of Interleaved Convolutional Codes Forming Turbo-Like Codes without permission or a license.
The plaintiff reportedly said that the defendant is allegedly using the registered patents of its coding system and methods which is a seminal improvement to coding systems and methods through the introduction of a new type of error correction code, IRA codes.
According to Caltech, Dell manufactures, uses, imports, offers for sale, and/or sells Wi-Fi products including laptops, such as Latitude, Vostro, Inspiron, XPS, G-Series, Chromebook, etc.; desktops and all-in-ones, such as OptiPlex, Precision, Vostro, and Inspiron, etc.; tablets and 2-in-1s, such as Latitude, Inspiron, and Rugged, etc.; workstations like Precision; and thin clients incorporates IRA/LDPC encoders and/or decoders as described in the asserted patents.
Caltech alleged that the LDPC encoders in the Accused Products encode information or message bits in accordance with the 12 parity-check matrices defined in the 802.11n standard.
Caltech is seeking a declaratory judgment, compensation including royalty to compensate for Dell’s purported infringement, pre, and post-judgment interest, an award for costs and fees, and other relief.
The case is ongoing.
The California Institute of Technology v. Dell Technologies Inc. et al
|Judge:||Alan D Albright|
|Court:||Texas Western District Court|
|Nature of Suit:||Patent|
|Case Filed:||Nov 11, 2020|