Nokia Sues Apple: iPhone Maker Accused Of Infringing Mobile Patents


You might call it a case of: “if you can’t beat ’em, sue ’em“. Finnish mobile giant Nokia (NYSE: NOK) filed a lawsuit against Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) on Thursday on grounds that the iPhone maker has used Nokia’s mobile technology without permission. The case is filed in the Federal District Court in Delaware and alleges that Apple has used 10 Nokia-patented technology standards in the iPhone since its 2007 launch, relating to wireless data, speech coding, security and encryption.

In its release, Nokia complains that it’s spent



Correction: should be Billion and not Million:
"Nokia has invested approximately EUR 40 billion in research…"

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