Bloomberg: Nokia, LG and "chipmakers including STMicroelectronics" were sued by the California Institute of Technology, which said the companies’ mobile phones and components infringe its patents.
Caltech lists nine patents on camera technology that Nokia, LG and Pantech phones allegedly infringe. Also named in the Nov. 24 complaint were SETi, Siliconfile and Toshiba.
The case is California Institute of Technology vs. STMicroelectronics, 10-9099, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles).
Two years ago Caltech sued few camera companies on CMOS sensor patents. Some of them settled the issue with Caltech, some others denied the infringement.