It appears to be like like Coolpad and Xiaomi are going to go head-to-head within the courtroom. MyDrivers stories that Coolpad has sued Xiaomi, claiming that the latter has infringed upon its patent rights. As per the report, Coolpad has demanded the ban on the sale of eight Xiaomi gadgets, together with the Xiaomi Mi Combine 2.
The report notes that Xiaomi has infringed upon the patent for the “Methodology for Implementing Name File Interface System of Multi-Mode Cellular Communication Terminal” that has the patent quantity ZL200610034036.7. The record of gadgets that Coolpad has requested to be banned embody the Xiaomi Mi Combine 2, Redmi Word 4X, Mi 6, Mi Max 2, Mi Word 3, Mi 5X, Redmi Word 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. MyDrivers’ report additionally notes that Coolpad had initially accused Xiaomi of patent infringement earlier this yr. Nevertheless, Xiaomi had reportedly not acquired any authorized paperwork.
This isn’t the primary time Xiaomi is going through authorized issues. Again in 2014, the Delhi Excessive Court docket ordered Xiaomi to halt gross sales, promoting, manufacturing or importing of its gadgets in India after Ericsson had sued the corporate. Ericsson claimed that Xiaomi infringed upon its Customary Important Patents (SEP). As per stories, Xiaomi violated eight patents associated to AMR, EDGE and 3G. In consequence, Xiaomi was banned from launching gadgets with Mediatek SoCs, and now solely sells gadgets powered by Qualcomm’s chipsets in India. This additionally meant that Xiaomi needed to tweak a few of the gadgets that have been headed for Indian shores. For instance, the Chinese language model of the Redmi Word Three was initially powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio X10. Nevertheless, when the smartphone was launched in India, it was powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 SoC.