a technology is the first financial journalist Helen reported WeChat by patent litigation, and the case has been court.
it is understood that the Po in the Asia Pacific have to infringe on the patent right for invention, the intermediate people’s court of jinan to tencent lawsuits, the case has been court, and will open a court session on May 8.
create a Po in the Asia Pacific says tencent WeChat alleged infringement of patents, is a program called “provides that is associated with the location information of the system and method of online yellow pages telephone directory” (patent number: ZL200910084756.8, hereinafter referred to as “patent online yellow pages”) of the patent, it is by the asia-pacific Hou Wanchun founder in 2009 on May 21, to apply for invention, and in July 2, 2011 patents. Since then, Hou Wanchun given in the form of an exclusive license to create a Po in the Asia Pacific technology exclusive licensing authority.
Hou Wanchun invention patents “” online yellow pages is to provide that is associated with the location information of the system and method of online yellow pages telephone directory. Including on the mobile communication network to provide mobile phone users with the user’s mobile phone terminal associated physical location where online yellow pages telephone directory service, by the user that is associated with the location information of online yellow pages telephone directory can be displayed on the mobile terminal and its location, near the required categories of all electronic business CARDS for the browse and selection, the user through the mobile phone terminal choose the electronic card, select the communication and confirmation, the mobile phone terminal communication mode and described to choose the object to establish a communication connection, etc.
and tencent micro believe time is on January 21, 2011, the Asia Pacific said, “micro letter” software, especially its including “near”, “micro letter public account” function, has fully covered the asia-pacific have exclusive licensing rights of the patent right all the technical characteristics, so the company believes that tencent production and operation “micro letter” software behavior violated the online yellow pages of the patent right.
in addition, micro letter brand also in deep seesaw battle, Beijing united wisdom zhaoyang culture communication company tencent first to apply for a week in advance the number 9060881 “micro letter” trademark, the trademark present contributed to the 38 kinds of micro letter “three pillar” state.