12/8/2021, 10:51 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Toyota, Honda sued over patent rights - report

Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motors Co. Ltd are being sued over patent infringements for their in-vehicle communication parts, Nikkei reported on Wednesday.

The lawsuit is being brought forward by United States Intellectual Ventures, and it covers more than 10 patents for communication and 5G technologies, including those for short-distance communication between cars.

The company alleges that the cars that infringed on their patents are the Toyota Prius, the Honda Accord, and the Honda Odyssey. The potential figure for the damages that need to be paid is in the tens of billions of yen according to the report.

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