In a turn of good fortune, especially after the ITC decided to take a second look at the Kodak case, the ITC has ruled in Apple’s favor regarding the patent dispute with Nokia. Specifically, the decision notes that Apple has not violated any of the five patents that Nokia accused them of. Here’s an excerpt: […]
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ITC Rules in Favor of Apple in Nokia Patent Dispute

nokia-logo.bmpIn a turn of good fortune, especially after the ITC decided to take a second look at the Kodak case, the ITC has ruled in Apple’s favor regarding the patent dispute with Nokia. Specifically, the decision notes that Apple has not violated any of the five patents that Nokia accused them of.
Here’s an excerpt:

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) won a round in its patent battle with Nokia (NOK1V.HE) on Friday as a U.S. trade panel ruled that the U.S. company did not violate any of five Nokia patents.

The patents were for electronic devices, including mobile phones, portable music players and computers.

This is another story that started a ways back. Nokia filed suit against Apple in October of 2009, claiming patent infringement on Apple’s part. The two companies have been at it ever since, with suits and countersuits. Nokia just recently filed another suit in European courts, over, you guessed it, more patent infringements. As for Apple’s countersuit, the ITC has already given it’s stance, in favor of Nokia, but a final ruling has yet to be made.

Sounds like a draw to me.

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