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Mobile Lowdown 9-2-11: AT&T; Patent Suits; Nook 2; Nokia N9; Bitbop

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A look at some of the big stories in mobile today:

» AT&T looks like it is prepping for a “no” on its deal to buy T-Mobile, now developing a two-track plan. (via Reuters)

» Nokia‘s SVP overseeing patents, Paul Melin, does not think a Google/Motorola (NYSE: MMI) tie-up will mean any fewer infringement lawsuits. (via Talouselama)

» Meanwhile, on the heels of the Nokia/Mosaid news from yesterday, another bit of patent news. WiLAN, another Canadain company, is suing Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), Inc., Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) Company, HTC America, Inc., Kyocera International, Inc., Kyocera Communications, Inc., Novatel Wireless, Inc., and Sierra Wireless America, Inc. The suit has been filed in the Eastern District Court in Texas. (via WiLAN)

» Barnes & Noble is gearing up to launch a new Nook Color in September. (via Digitimes)

» Nokia’s N9 gets another well-supported release, this time in Australia. (via MyNokiaBlog; Nokia)

Bitbop, the mobile video service sold off by News Corp and now owned by Jesta Digital, has launched in Germany. (via Bitbop)

» Social gaming force OpenFeint extends its offerings on both the iOS and Android platforms. (via OpenFeint)