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Worldwide Litigation

Other Litigation Against Hytera



Regional Court of Mannheim: Motorola Solutions Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH Resulting in Injunction and Recall

Key Takeaways:

1. The Court determined that Hytera is infringing Motorola Solutions’ patent related to technology that improves the audio performance in two-way handheld radios and car radios. 

2. The Court granted an injunction against Hytera GmbH preventing it from using, selling, importing into or distributing infringing products in Germany. 

3. The Court ordered the recall and destruction of infringing products previously sold by Hytera GmbH in Germany and held Hytera GmbH liable for damages in a declaratory decision. 

See the full press release here.

Regional Court of Dusseldorf: Motorola Solutions Wins Second Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH in Germany, Resulting in Injunction of All Infringing Products

Key Takeaways: 

1. The Court determined that Hytera’s two-way Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) subscriber radios that use what Hytera refers to as the “pseudo-trunking” functionality in TDMA Direct Mode are infringing Motorola Solutions’ patent EP 2 342 851 B1.

2. The Court granted two injunctions against Hytera. The first injunction prevents Hytera from offering the patented method in Germany, and the second injunction prevents Hytera from offering and delivering products capable of performing the patented method in Germany. 

See the full press release here.

United States:

International Trade Commission (ITC): Motorola Solutions Wins ITC Case; Final Determination Confirms Hytera Infringes Motorola Solutions’ Patents

Key Takeaways:

1. A Notice of Final Determination was issued confirming that certain Hytera Communications Corporation products are infringing four Motorola Solutions patents. 

2. Exclusion and cease-and-desist orders were issued for specific Motorola Solutions’ patents prohibiting Hytera from importing products into the United States and selling or marketing those products. 

See the full press release here.

Northern District of Illinois: Motorola Solutions' Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Hytera Communications Will Proceed, Including Claims Against Hytera’s i-Series Product Line

Key Takeaways:

1. Motorola Solutions filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Hytera in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, also on March 14, 2017. 

2. That case asserts that Hytera’s two-way radios, repeaters, and dispatch systems are infringing seven patents owned by Motorola Solutions, and that Hytera’s “redesigned” i-Series products are infringing at least four of those patents.

3. The case is expected to go to trial in 2020. 

See full press release here


Federal Court of Australia: Motorola Solutions Files Proceedings in Australia Against Hytera Communications and Hytera Communications (Australia) Pty Limited

Key Takeaways:

  1. In 2018, Motorola Solutions filed patent and copyright infringement proceedings against Hytera in the Federal Court of Australia. 

  2. These claims assert that certain Hytera digital mobile radios offered in Australia infringe three Motorola Solutions’ patents, and that Hytera copied Motorola Solutions’ source code. 

  3. This case is expected to go to trial in 2020. 

See the full press release here.