Vs. Nokia patent dispute. HTC: ban for HTC phones




Vs. Nokia patent dispute. HTC: ban for HTC phones

10 days ago , HTC was happy even with a victory in the Mannheim Regional Court , which had dismissed two lawsuits by Nokia and now just has this Landgericht Nokia in connection with a patent for power-saving technology to be right and decided to ban the sale of affected HTC devices.
Vs. Nokia patent dispute. HTC: ban for HTC phones

The ban will be active at a deposit of 5 million euros by Nokia. This deposit is to serve potential losses due to the ban on HTC compensate if Nokia in a higher court but should be subject to even more. Whether Nokia now uses this opportunity or not is at the moment, not even so important – it is at least a strong “argument” for licensing negotiations. And there is the possibility of Nokia in a separate case to sue for damages.

At issue EP0673175 patent concerns a method for GSM modem to save power by only one connection to the transmitting station is maintained and only when needed, the modem goes to full power. This functionality is used by HTC in a GSM modem from Qualcomm. How comes next remains to be seen, Nokia has sued not only in Germany because of this patent and HTC on the other hand, sued for a separate patent for power saving features the Munich District Court against Nokia.

It will therefore continue to argue diligently to patents, next we must probably a dispute between Samsung and LG around the technology for the fast tracking in the premium smartphone “delighted”.

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