Huawei Presses Verizon to Pay for Patents [telecom]

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Chinese telecom gear giant wants U.S. wireless giant to license its
patent portfolio, further escalating tensions

By Sarah Krouse

Huawei Technologies Co. has told Verizon Communications Inc. that the
carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 200 of its patents,
according to people familiar with the matter, further escalating
tensions between the Chinese company and the U.S.

***** Moderator's Note *****

Members of Congress have accused China of widespread, government-
sanctioned theft of "Intellectual Property." Is turnabout fair play?

Bill Horne

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