Nokia Sues QualComm For Patent Infringement

Posted: Jun 11 2007, 4:19am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 2:16am CDT, in News | Technology News

Nokia sues QualComm for Patent Infringement
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Nokia hits back in the ongoing patent battle with QualComm. The company asks a Texas court to stop Qualcomm's unauthorized use of Nokia's MediaFLO and BREW patents.

The filing relates to Qualcomm's unauthorized use of 6 Nokia implementation patents in its MediaFLO and BREW businesses.

"Nokia has a strong history of innovation in IP broadcast television and mobile download environments predating Qualcomm's activities," said Tero Ojanperä, chief technology officer, Nokia. "This is another example where Qualcomm has effectively copied Nokia's innovations. We believe that, for MediaFLO to evolve and for BREW to remain viable, Qualcomm needs access to these and many other patented Nokia inventions."Nokia's patent counter assertions are part of its response to the Qualcomm lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas, on 2 April, 2007. In that lawsuit Qualcomm's three patents-in-suit allegedly involve certain types of mobile software download and execution environments.
Via this Nokia press-release.


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