Mosaid Technologies Inc filed a suit against several technology companies, including Intel Inc, Dell Inc and Research in Motion, for what it called patents violations of its Wi-Fi technology.
We believe that all companies offering products that implement the Wi-Fi standard require a license to our wireless patents, Mosaid's Chief Executive John Lindgren said in a statement.
The suit was filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, the Canadian technology licensing firm said in a statement.
The lawsuit also named AsusTek Computer Inc, Atheros Communications and CSR plc, among others.
Shares of Ontario-based company closed at C$29.04 on Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
(Reporting by Aftab Ahmed in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)