Dell Hit with Patent Lawsuit
The lawsuit complains that both Dell and Motion Computing violated patents related to tablet PCs.Dell is being sued by a couple of smaller companies that claim the PC vendor violated several patents regarding technology related to tablet PCs. The lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. District Court of Eastern District of Texas Dec. 6, also names Motion Computing, an Austin, Texas, company that makes tablet PCs for a range of vertical markets, including government, education and health care.
The lawsuit was filed by Typhoon Touch Technologies, a Seattle company that develops touch-screen technology for PC displays, and Nova Mobility Systems, of Phoenix, which makes rugged tablet PCs and other hand-held devices. Typhoon licenses its technology to Nova for use in its tablets.