HD Radio: Lawsuit!
"Patent Infringement Suit Filed Over HD Radio"
"In November of this year, Wyncomm LLC and Delaware Radio Technologies sued Chrysler Group LLC, Fuji Heavy Industries, Porsche Cars North America, and dozens of American broadcasting companies, including CBS and Univision, alleging patent infringement. According to civil action no. 1:13-cv-01947-UNA, the main allegation against the automobile companies is the making of, use of, importing of, selling of and/or offering for sale automobiles equipped to receive HD Radio broadcasts. According to civil action no. 1:13-cv-01814-UNA, the main allegation against the broadcasting companies is patent infringement using HD radio transmission, when Delaware Radio holds exclusive license to use such technology. Since 1996 Wyncomm has been the patent holder of 'Side-Channel Communications in Simultaneous Voice and Data Transmission-Patent 866' and Delaware Radio has been the exclusive licensee of the 866 patent in the field of HD Radio and has exclusive right to assert all causes of action arising under said patent in the field of HD Radio. Wyncomm is listed as a party in 113 cases filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware."