HTC's Wang expresses faith in patent litigation against Apple
September 9, 2012, 12:06 am TWN
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia--Cher Wang, chairwoman of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC Corp., said Saturday that she has faith her company will win the ongoing patent litigation against rival Apple Inc.
On the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit held in Vladivostok, Wang said she remains optimistic about HTC's chances to win the lawsuit against Apple.
The comment came after foreign wire services reported Apple may face difficulties in invalidating two HTC patents related to data transmission in wireless devices.
The reports said the United States International Trade Commission could issue bans on imports of Apple's latest version of iPad and the next generation of iPhone after HTC accused the U.S. consumer electronics giant of infringing on the two patents asserted by the Taiwanese firm.
In the case, HTC said the patents allow its products to transmit a larger amount of data and are crucial to the long-term evolution technology to speed up data downloads.