Apple’s anti-privateering push against Nokia looks like a litigation play rather than a serious challenge 06 Jan 17
The dispute between Nokia and Apple that effectively kicked off the smartphone litigation wars in 2009 included many familiar tactics from the operating company v operating company patent dispute playbook. The Finnish tech giant sued first in district court before Apple countersued and both brought cases in the International Trade Commission for extra leverage. Eventually, after two years, the pair settled with Apple agreeing to take a licence.
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