Novatel Smacks ZTE with MiFi-Related Patent Suit
Novatel Wireless has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ZTE Corp. and ZTE USA, alleging that the companies are violating its intellectual property. Novatel claims ZTE is violating a "key patent related to the MiFi family of mobile hotspots and wireless data modems." Novatel says it invented the MiFi mobile hotspot and it is prepared to protect its intellectual property. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. This is the second such lawsuit that Novatel has filed against ZTE.