In Lawsuit, Nokia Says iPhone Infringes Its Patents

Nokia, the world’s largest cellphone maker, sued Apple on Thursday, claiming the iPhone violates 10 patents for wireless transmission technologies.The iPhone, which was introduced by Apple in 2007, uses two industry standards for wireless communications, G.S.M. and U.M.T.S., that Nokia developed as part of a consortium of global telecommunications companies. Nokia said it had repeatedly asked Apple to license its patents related to these standards and that Apple had refused.To read this report in The New York Times in full, see: see:Nokia sues Apple over iPhone patents
Nokia, the world’s biggest mobile-phone maker, on Thursday launched a legal challenge against alleged intellectual property abuse by Apple, opening a new front in its battle against a US rival that is transforming the industry.Apple-Nokia-graphicA lawsuit filed in a US federal court in Delaware accused Apple of infringing 10 Nokia patents in all 30m of its flagship iPhones sold since the US company entered the mobile market in 2007. suing Apple over the iPhone
Nokia, the world’s biggest mobile phone maker, has said that it is suing its US rival Apple for infringing patents on mobile phone technology for the iPhone.Nokia said it had not been compensated for its technology, and accused Apple of “trying to get a free ride on the back of Nokia’s innovation”. sues Apple over alleged breach of patent
Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer, today launched a legal attack on Apple in the US courts, alleging the iPhone infringes 10 of its patents. The move could cost the Californian technology firm tens of millions of dollars.The two companies have been locked in long-running negotiations to agree a deal that would see Apple pay a licence fee to use technology Nokia developed, which is fundamental to the way a mobile phone works and is already in the iPhone. Talks failed to reach a settlement and Nokia has filed a complaint against Apple with the Federal District Court in Delaware.

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