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Huawei Loses Appeal Over Patent Royalties with InterDigital

April 15, 2016, 4:00 AM

Huawei Technologies Co. lost its bid to avoid paying patent royalties to InterDigital Inc. for technology related to how wireless devices work.

The Paris Court of Appeal rejected a bid by Huawei to nullify an award set by an international arbitration tribunal, InterDigital said in a regulatory filing. The amount that Huawei will have to pay wasn’t disclosed.

InterDigital has been fighting with Huawei for years, claiming the Chinese mobile device maker was using its technology without paying. The two sides agreed to binding arbitration to determine what a fair royalty rate would be.

Once the rate was determined, InterDigital...

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