Nokia Appeals Interdigital Ruling
Jan 27, 2006, 2:54 PM by (staff)
Nokia has appealed a patent infringement ruling issued against them last year by a federal district court. Interdigital and Nokia entered into a patent licensing agreement in 2001, but they have been unable to come to an agreement on royalties. A federal court determined that Nokia owes Interdigital between $232 and 252 million, however Nokia believes that amount is not reasonable. Interdigital owns a number of patents on 2 and 2.5G cellular technology which it has licensed to nearly every manufacturer in the North American market. The company just signed a licensing agreement with LG earlier this week.
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