Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Oct 2010 09:35 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Legal And so, the idiocy in the mobile industry continues. Motorola has just upped the ante in this already ridiculous spider web of lawsuits by suing the pants off Apple. Eighteen patents are involved, most of which seem to be actual hardware patents, but that doesn't make some of them any less obvious (apparently, you can patent the location of your antenna). Anywho, like Nokia, Motorola claims that Apple is unwilling to license Motorola's patents, and as such, suing was the only option.
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RE: Regarding Nokia...
by bitwelder on Thu 7th Oct 2010 11:19 UTC in reply to "Regarding Nokia..."
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Yeah, it would be interesting if the graphic could show e.g. with solid vs dotted lines which ones are patent suits over hardware and which one are about 'soft' patents.

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