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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The "contigency plan"...
by fatjoe on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 12:01 UTC
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Ah, now we know the "contigency plan": become a patent troll

EDIT: i understand that Nokia needs to defend its patents. However as Thom puts it the timing is very suspicious. Also, Nokia does not have a product in the same segment, so there is no real harm done to their bottom line (which then makes you wonder if they are about to release a competing product)...

Edited 2012-07-03 12:05 UTC

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