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Nokia and Apple sue each other in patentstrijd

Nokia and Apple sue each other in patentstrijd

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Nokia and Apple sue each other for the use of patents. Apple, according to Nokia infringement, Nokia is trying to the price of its patents, according to Apple drive.

Nokia and Apple take all of longer conversations about the techniques that Apple uses in its iPhone and iPads. Nokia has a patent on these techniques and the companies made in 2011 already, agreements on use under license.

Apple and Nokia argued in the past time, conversations about shy of that license, but so far not from. The Finnish former maker of phones suing Apple now, the company informs Wednesday. Apple refuses to according Nokia to pay and is therefore guilty of patentschending, find the Finns.

It is going to be 32 Nokia patents that go on under more schermtechnieken user interface, software, antennas, chips and video encoding. Nokia has Apple both in the U.S. and in Germany have been sued.

Higher rate

According to Apple, want Nokia however a lot of money for the use of its patents. The iPhone-maker recently in the USA a mededingingszaak, reports Foss Patents.

Apple says that Nokia is now the company’s phones more under previous arrangements. Telefoonmakers exchange common patents under a lower rate with each other, by a different construction, would Nokia now more money for the same patents want.

Nokia has, according to Apple tried its patents to patenttrollen as Acacia and Conversant. Such companies manage patents that they themselves do not actively use, but large companies do. Then complain to those companies for large sums of money.

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