Nokia filed suit against Apple

Nokia подала иск против Apple

Nokia claims that Apple refused to license the use of patented inventions the Finnish company.

Finnish telecommunications equipment manufacturer Nokia has filed lawsuits against the American company Apple in several courts of Germany and the United States, accusing it of violating patent laws, said in a statement, RIA Novosti reported.

Claims against the American company filed in the courts of düsseldorf, Mannheim, Munich and Texas.

The company claims that Apple refused to appropriately license the use of their products a few patented inventions of Finnish company “portfolio 2011”. These technologies relate, in particular, software, display and user interface.

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“After several years of negotiations in attempts to reach an agreement concerning the use by Apple of these patents, we take action to protect our rights,” − said the head of patent cases Nokia Ilkka Rahnasto.

The company did not rule out that it intends to take legal action against the violation of their rights in other jurisdictions.

Earlier it was reported that Huawei had filed a lawsuit against Samsung, accusing the company of copyright infringement on wireless technologies for mobile devices.