A Chinese Telecommunications Equipment Company, Huawei had denied the allegations that the company stole technology from a Portuguese inventor.
The accusations were reported in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Huawei, while rejecting the allegations, said that the Portuguese inventor was taking advantages of the current geopolitical situation.
The US Department of Justice said that the department is looking into the claims reported by the Wall Street Journal.
The Chinese mobile manufacturer is considered as the world leader in 5G technology and the number two smartphone producer in the world.
Rui Pedro Oliveira—Portuguese inventor claims that the Chinese company Huawei met and then essentially ripped off one of his designs in order to produce the Huawei EnVizion 360 panoramic camera.
On the other hand, Huawei said in a statement that these allegations are false and the company categorically rejected the claims made by Mr Oliveira.