Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft v. SiriusXM

Irell & Manella LLP advised Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft on the deal.

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft obtained a major win in its disputes against SiriusXM. 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling upholding the validity of a fundamental patent on satellite radio technology that Fraunhofer has asserted against SiriusXM.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the leading audio entertainment company in North America.

The Irell & Manella team included David McPhie (Picture), Ben Yorks, Kamran Vakili and Josh Woods.

Involved fees earner: David McPhie – Irell & Manella LLP; Kamran Vakili – Irell & Manella LLP; Josh Woods – Irell & Manella LLP; Ben Yorks – Irell & Manella LLP;

Law Firms: Irell & Manella LLP;

Clients: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft;

Author: Martina Bellini