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BlackBerry takes aim at Nokia and sues for patent infringement

| February 15, 2017 | 8 Replies

Bloomberg reports that BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Nokia for infringing their patents. They are said to be demanding royalties for Nokia’s “mobile network products that use an industrywide technology standard.”

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BlackBerry says that Nokia are aware of these patents, some of which Nokia tried and failed to buy through missed acquisition of Nortel.  That was bought by a consortium consisting of Blackberry, Apple and Microsoft.

Source: Bloomberg

 

Cheers lovenokia for the heads up!

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  • zlutor

    why now? they should have to have those patents for years…
    try to get some light?

    ugly patent war idiotism… 🙁

    interesting why BB out of the three members?

  • rustyknight17

    Indeed, why now? Or is Blackberry perhaps desperate for cash?

    • zlutor

      but such lawsuits takes ages to settle…

      on the other hand bullying with Nokia on IPRs is historically not that fruitfull idea. maybe Motorola back in ’90s was the last successful trial?

      not to mention, Nokia IPR portfolio is stronger since then – especially after several merges with other telco giants…

  • Nice image used for the article though 😛 lol

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmj17fDxuYk
    Watch this unboxing and take a look at camera UI options by pausing the video 🙂

    • Kontra-Kontra

      Lol! Nokia 6 & nokia 6 & nokia 6? Seriously.. Until now?

  • Prasenjit Singh Bist

    May be BB forgot nokia has a cross licending deal with Microsoft that covers such patents too.