Motorola recently won a $ 767.6 million lawsuit, after a judge in Chicago announced that China’s Hytera Communication had stolen confidential technology-related documents. 2-way radio communications from Motorola.
Accordingly, Motorola will receive USD 345.8 million in compensation and USD 418.8 million for other related damages. Motorola lawyers say they will continue to ask the court to issue a ruling banning radio-related products that Hytera stole from Motorola in the US market.
The case between Hytera and Motorola involved two-way radio technology used in radios
The lawsuit again shows that US technology companies are aggressively accusing Chinese companies of stealing employees and their technology. According to US allegations, China’s ultimate goal is to transform itself from the “factory of the world” to an “economic powerhouse”.
Motorola CEO said, this victory is extremely important for Motorola Corporation, when “Hytera profited from the sweat of the work, as well as the intelligence of the top engineers at our group.”
Meanwhile, on the other side of the front line, Hytera was deeply disappointed with the court ruling, because “This radio technology is made by them.”
According to the allegation, Hytera stole the technology through the exploitation of engineers who had worked for Motorola
Motorola’s lawsuit with Hytera is just one of many other lawsuits involving allegations “China steals American technology secrets”When, just recently, US prosecutors accused China’s giant Huawei of the matter “using technology stolen from the USA for decades.”
Coming back to Motorola, they said their radio technology was stolen by Hytera through hiring engineers who had worked for Motorola, from which exploited thousands of secret technology documents of the group.
As for Hytera, they accused Motorola of using legal tools and its position in the market to squeeze or even eliminate other competitors in the market.
Hytera’s spokesman said it would appeal to the end to reclaim the justice for the company.
According to Bloomberg