, Samsung on Thursday filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC) demanding that U.S. imports of Ericsson’s 5G base stations be blocked. Just the week before, Ericsson had filed its own case with the ITC seeking to block U.S. imports of phones, tablets and televisions. At the heart of this matter is a battle over a patent-licensing agreement that needs to be renewed. Cases are often filed with the ITC because at an average of 15 months, final decisions are reached more quickly.
Sammy’s argument is that Ericsson’s base stations, which connect mobile …