Nokia says most Apple products violate its patents

Nokia has ramped up its legal fight against Apple, arguing that almost all of its products infringe Nokia patents.Nokia, the world’s largest phone maker, filed its new complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC).The Finnish phone maker alleges that Apple is using patented technologies to “create key features in its products”, including iPods and iPhones.To read this BBC News report in full, see:
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8434132.stmAlso see:Nokia’s war with Apple heats up thanks to new complaint
Mobile phone giant Nokia has stepped up its dispute with Apple by claiming that “virtually all” of the Californian company’s products infringe its patents.In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Finnish handset manufacturer said that Apple was unlawfully using proprietary Nokia technology to help power its best-selling iPhones, iPods and Macintosh computers.
www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/dec/29/nokia-appleNokia hits Apple with latest patent complaint
The legal back-and-forth between Nokia and Apple over patents, and who might be abusing them, continued Tuesday as Nokia lodged a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission.In its complaint to the USITC, the Finnish company alleges that Apple infringes seven Nokia patents “in virtually all of its mobile phones, portable music players, and computers.”
news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10422670-37.htmlNokia Launches New Assault in Patent Battle, Your Move Apple
If Apple was expecting Nokia to back down and retract its patent lawsuit after Apple countersued, apparently Nokia didn’t get the memo. Nokia has launched a fresh assault, filing a new complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that virtually every product Apple makes violates seven patents held by it.In the ITC complaint, Nokia asks that the ITC investigate technologies used by Apple. Nokia accuses Apple of violating the seven patents in developing key elements of its products including the user interface, antenna, and power management.
www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/185576/.html
www.networkworld.com/news/2009/122909-nokia-launches-new-assault-in.htmlNokia opens new front in Apple patent battle
The world’s top mobile phone maker Nokia launched a new patent broadside against Apple, escalating a battle for control of the smartphone market that has already led to a flurry of lawsuits.Nokia filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Tuesday alleging that Apple infringes Nokia patents in “virtually all of its mobile phones, portable music players, and computers” sold.
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