Wireless routers tend to not figure prominently in the often nasty legal skirmishes tech companies wage with one another. However, Netgear has slapped a lawsuit on Asustek, maker of Asus wireless routers and other networking equipment. Netgear is accusing Asus of shipping routers with different Wi-Fi output levels than the levels it is submitting to the FCC, which is a required submission by all wireless router manufacturers in the United States.
The lawsuit was filed on July 23 in a California district court.
This action seeks permanent injunctive relief, damages and declaratory relief for false advertising in violation of Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C §1125 (a) damages for tortious interference with NETGEAR's propective business relations…