Nokia Sues HTC, RIM And Viewsonic For Infringing 45 Patents In The US And Germany

Posted on May 2 2012 - 1:52pm by Editorial Staff

Nokia just announced that it’s suing HTC, RIM, and Viewsonic for patent infringement in the US and Germany. The Finnish mobile giant states that there are 45 patent in the various lawsuits, covering Nokia’s patents which includes hardware features like antennas, radios, and power management, as well as software features like multitasking, navigation, app stores, retrieving email attachments on mobile, “conversational” message display, dynamic menus, and certain types of data encryption.

“Nokia is a leader in many technologies needed for great mobile products,” said Louise Pentland, chief legal officer at Nokia. “We have already licensed our standards essential patents to more than 40 companies.  Though we’d prefer to avoid litigation, Nokia had to file these actions to end the unauthorized use of our proprietary innovations and technologies, which have not been widely licensed.”

“Many of these inventions are fundamental to Nokia products,” Pentland concluded. “We’d rather that other companies respect our intellectual property and compete using their own innovations, but as these actions show, we will not tolerate the unauthorized use of our inventions.”

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  • Nokia is just in a huge hole that they need to law suit people its Nokia desperately trying to get some easy money it like a bird trying to fly with a broken wrong.