Nokia sued Apple in the United States and Europe, accusing it of violating 32 patents
21.12.2016 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Nokia has sued Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating some of its patents. About it writes the edition StreetInsider, the disposal of which there is an official statement of the plaintiff.
In the message of the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer says that he is the owner of tens of thousands of patents in technology used in smartphones, tablets, computers, and similar devices. Over the past 20 years, Nokia has invested more than 115 billion euros in research and is also the holder of three patent portfolios of intellectual property after buying NSN in 2013 and Alcatel-Lucent in 2016.
“The regular investment in research and development, Nokia has created or is related to many fundamental technologies used in modern mobile devices, including Apple products, – said the head of patent business Nokia Ilcaa Rahnasto. After several years of unsuccessful attempts to negotiate with Apple about the use of these patents, we decided to protect our intellectual property in court.”
Nokia believe that Apple violated “32 patents involving diverse areas, including technologies such as displays, user interface, software, antennas, chipsets, and video coding”.
Apple declined to comment on the petition Nokia to clarify all details.