Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Mar 2013 13:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless At TechCrunch, Jolla's CEO Marc Dillon explains why his company will focus on China, Finland, and the rest of Europe first, ignoring the US. "The US market is not on the radar as yet, as he says the patent landscape there 'raises a barrier' of entry to newcomers (he's especially critical of overly aggressive use of design patents)." Considering the patent mess in the US is only getting worse, expect to see more of this in the future. Jolla is making a wise decision by ignoring the US - as a young technology company, you're far better off focusing your attention elsewhere.
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RE: Repeating past mistakes...
by Soulbender on Wed 6th Mar 2013 06:14 UTC in reply to "Repeating past mistakes..."
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However, ignoring the US market completely would be a bad move.

Firstly, he didn't say they'll never enter the U.S market.
Secondly, it's perfectly possible to run a successful and profitable company without being active in the U.S market.

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