From Patent Progress:

While Future Link claims its licensees could make up any shortfall, the truth is that Future Link’s listed licensees—NXP, Marvell, NVIDIA, and Intel—can’t.  NVIDIA, Marvell, and Intel have all exited the smartphone application processor market, and while NXP lists application processors on their website, I’ve been unable to find a single smartphone that uses those processors or even evidence that they’re designed for smartphone applications.  Certainly they lack the performance of application processors developed by the likes of Apple and Qualcomm.

Now, if this case was in district court, there’s little chance Future Link would succeed in blocking importation.  (Future Link has sued in district court too—like most ITC litigation, there are parallel district court cases filed by Future Link against the ITC defendants.)

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