Two giant smartphone manufacturers mix it up in a Delaware federal court
Nokia’s suit, filed in October, claimed Apple was infringing on 10 patents Nokia holds on the integration of GSM, UMTS and wireless LAN — technologies at the heart of Apple’s iPhone.
In a press release issued Friday morning, Apple claimed in turn that Nokia has infringed on 13 of its patents. Digital Daily has posted a list of the disputed patents, as well as the company’s 78-page filing. (Download it here.)
His words echoed Nokia’s rhetoric, when it charged Apple with trying to get a “free ride on the back of Nokia’s innovation.”
Apple shares closed at $194.67 down 1.76 points (0.9%) for the day. Nokia gained $0.25 (1.99%).
Below the fold: Excerpts from Apple’s suit:
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