Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 09:37 UTC
Legal So let me get this straight. Nokia claims that the Nexus 7 infringes upon standard essential wifi patents, and that Asus does not have a license. How in the name of hell is it possible that Asus has been shipping a gazillion wifi-enabled products every year for god knows how long now, and only now does Nokia notice? Wait - of course. Silly me. If you can't compete, litigate. D'oh.
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by some1 on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 13:10 UTC
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I wonder if this is anything but FUD spread by Mueller, and everyone should do more checking before reposting this stuff:
- Mueller was the first to "pick" this up.
- There's no statement from Nokia that says anything about infringement.
- Everyone quotes "ASUS doesn't have our license". ASUS doesn't need a license, the WiFi chip is produced by Broadcom. Broadcom seems to have plenty agreements with Nokia, though I can't find anything specific in a minute.

And, of course, it just plain doesn't make any sense.

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