Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Mar 2013 09:50 UTC
Legal Nokia has gotten an injunction against HTC in Germany over a patent on a power-saving feature in Qualcomm chips (?!). Nokia's response illustrates why the company started its recent patent offensive: "Nokia is pleased with this decision, which confirms the quality of Nokia's patent portfolio." If nobody buys your phones and your business is failing spectacularly, you have to promote something else of value to paint yourself as an interesting acquisition target. Patents it is, then. If you can't compete, litigate. Update: HTC's statement is pretty damning.
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RE[2]: Comment by Nelson
by Nelson on Tue 19th Mar 2013 14:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Nelson"
Nelson
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2005-11-29

I'm not sure how what I said is nonsense, or how what you said runs contrary to what I said, but feel free to elaborate.

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