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Huawei is asking Verizon to pay for more than 200 u.s. patents: WSJ

A FILE PHOTO of A Huawei logo is seen at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Asia to 2019, in Shanghai, China, 11 June, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Aly Song

(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, said Verizon Communications Inc., the US airline is required to pay licensing fees for the more than 200-of the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker’s patents, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

It should be paid “to solve the patent licensing issue,” one of Huawei’s intellectual property rights, licensing, executive, wrote in February, according to the report.

The patents in question, ranging from the core network apparatus, the fixed infrastructure of the internet-of-things technology’, the wall street journal reported.

Representatives for the Huawei ascend, and It was this past week in New York city in order to catch up on some of the patents in question, according to the wall street journal said. It does not make use of the telecommunication equipment from Huawei.

Verizon spokesman Rich Young declined to comment “in relation to this particular issue, because it’s a potential legal issue.”

However, the Younger, said, “These issues are bigger than just Verizon. Given the broader geo-political context, a problem that Huawei has an impact on the entire industry and also lead to an increase in the national and international interests.”

A person briefed on the matter said that it could have an impact of more than a dozen It vendors.

In the United States last month, puts Huawei on a ‘black list’ are excluded, that is the way of doing business with AMERICAN companies for security reasons, without the prior approval of the government, and that some of the global tech companies to cut ties with the world’s largest telecoms-equipment-maker.

Huawei and U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp. and AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile usa Inc. did not respond to Reuters’ requests for comment.

Reporting Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru and David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Anil D’silva and Sriraj Kalluvila

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