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Microsoft InterDigital Lawsuit Outcome

Microsoft has been cleared from the patent lawsuit made by InterDigital. The US International Trade Commission ruled in favor of Microsoft in the legal argue against InterDigital as it was not complying the Sherman Antitrust Act that guards transparency of competition in business matters in USA. The other company wanted to impose an import ban […]

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Microsoft Motorola Patent case: Guess who won?

Back in 2010, Motorola argued it must get 2.25 percent patent fee from Microsoft products over its patents over video compression and Wi-Fi products. Microsoft agreed to pay the patent fee but said 2.25 percent is a bit too high and then later, refused to pay. During that time, Microsoft was forced to shift its […]

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Nokia to increase its patent fees after saying goodbye to phone market

While Nokia has hinted that it might license its name to an ODM to manufacture phones, it has confirmed that it would not be ever manufacturing phones itself. Nokia’s CEO Rajeev Suri has confirmed this as well but his announcement has already started to raise concerns among many mobile phone sellers including Samsung. In fact […]

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Core Wireless using former Nokia patents used for suing Apple

Core Wireless has filed patent infringement lawsuit against Apple but what made our staff interested i the fact that the patents listed in the case are Nokia patents. In fact all 2,000 patents and applications were originally filed by Nokia. Core Wireless, headquartered in Luxembourg holds one of the world’s largest patent portfolios related to […]

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Samsung Not Sanctioned in Apple-Nokia Patent Licensing

District court of United States has ordered Samsung that it will not be sanctioned for the disclosure of the confidential Apple-Nokia patent licensing. Instead, blame will be placed on Samsung’s counsel, Quinn Emmanuel. Judge Paul S. Grewal wrote, A junior associate missing one redaction among many in an expert report is not exactly a historical […]

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What Nokia should do with Apple

I can’t say “I told you” because I didn’t blog about this in time, Nokia beat me to it. I was going to argue that because Nokia has more essential telco patents than those 10 it initially claimed Apple to infringe, it could pick the next 10-50 patents and sue Apple “again” to put more […]

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More info on Nokia-Apple ITC case

Looks like the Finnish news outlet Taloussanomat has got their hands on Nokia’s ITC complaint. They have some details that have not been seen in blogs in English yet (I think) so I got the main points translated (here is a Google translation from Finnish too). The complaint is almost 50 pages. And yes, Nokia […]

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Multitouch coming to Nokias in Q3 2010

I just read short but pretty interesting news. Michael Hsu, general manager of Nokia Taiwan has been quoted saying that Nokia will skip Symbian^2 and will go directly to Symbian^3 with multitouch in Q3 2010. The news was published in DigiTimes in Taiwan. Multitouch came to Nexus today and so is coming to Nokias later […]

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Touch phone patent war

With today’s Apple-HTC announcement the patent war is in full speed on all fronts. An interesting tidbit: Apple is suing HTC with a similar patent that Nokia is suing Apple. Not the same, but similar. Apple’s patent: device makes the touch screen unresponsive to user’s touch when proximity sensor detects that the device is close […]