Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Kidney Pain When I Wake

Nokia lawsuit against Apple from expanding

What a month. Nokia sued in October, the U.S. manufacturer Apple.Inc because of numerous patent infringement: The iPhone maker has infringed ten patents held by the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer of mobile technologies such as GSM and UMTS. Apple.Inc did not have it long lying down. a press release from Apple was the countersuit 14.12.09. The subject of this action is taken in the press release together with the quote from Sewell: "To compete with Apple Competitors must develop their own technologies and not just stealing from Apple, "casts the company in front of the California Cupertino the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer, injuring a total of 13 of its patents. Nokia seems to impress the defense of Apple very little. Whether the allegation of October is not 2009 would be serious enough, Nokia extended on Tuesday the action, claiming that the illegal use of Nokia technology by Apple.Inc is not confined only to iPhone, but iPod were also in and the computer technology used. What does it mean for Apple? The patents in question, Nokia has already licensed to several manufacturers and will receive appropriate fee. see Nokia the action as a last resort after negotiations with Apple had previously failed. Nokia should be successful in court, then Apple is threatening a fine of 204-408 million dollars. The sum is made up of charges 6-12 dollars for the use of the protected technology sold per iPhone. If the court Apple.Inc the intent to, can thus tripling the total. The conviction of Apple.Inc to pay $ 21,500,000 damages for patent infringement of memory chip maker Opti provides other hand, insignificant.

Jason Schultz , director of the UC Berkeley School of Law, suspects that it is very difficult for Apple to take action against the patent application. "Ten to challenge patents is as if one would run the Boston Marathon. This is really difficult. Perhaps this is possible with a patent or five, but ten are really a lot." Alternatively, Apple could be out of court agreement with Nokia. "Nokia will probably not try to push Apple out of the market, it will only force Apple to follow the same rules as other manufacturers



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