Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Dec 2009 17:41 UTC
Legal Back in October, Nokia sued Apple for patent infringement. In a response back then, Apple already stated it would defend itself vigorously. We now know just how vigorously: Apple has countersued Nokia, claiming the Finnish electronics company is infringing 13 of Apple's patents. It's on.
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Brillian Strateg on Nokia's Part
by linumax on Fri 11th Dec 2009 18:28 UTC
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There was no chance Apple would have licensed their Multitouch patents.

So, Nokia sued them knowing they will get sued back and as always this will end in a cross-licensing deal. Nokia would give up a few of the telecom/cellphone patents they have amassed over decades and in return would get Multitouch.

If this is the case, then well played Nokia.

Edited 2009-12-11 18:30 UTC

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