Saturday, January 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp Establishes New Research and Development Center for Home Appliances in China
Samsung Seeks Arbitration Over LCD Supply Halt
Canon May Invest In Toshiba's Chip Business
Samsung To Explain What Caused The Galaxy Note 7's ban In Press Event
Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' Smartphone Game features in-app Purchases
Fujifilm X-T20 Features New 24MP Sensor and 4K Video Capture
Samsung Begins Rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat
European Commission Welcomes Steps Taken by Amazon, Audible and Apple to Improve Competition in Audiobook Distribution
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Europea...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
European Patent Office Revokes IPCom Patent


The European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich today revoked a IPCom's patent EP 1 841 268 (#100A), meaning that an earlier infringement decision may to become unenforceable, allowing Nokia and HTC smartphone sales in Germany to continue.

Earlier this week the Dusseldorf Court in Germany ruled against Nokia. The court found the Finnish mobile phone company had violated patents belonging to German patent firm IPCom.

The EPO's decision means that yesterday's ruling from the Dusseldorf Court is not expected to stop the sales of Nokia products in Germany.

"We are pleased that the European Patent Office has confirmed that this IPCom patent is invalid," said Paul Melin, vice president, Intellectual Property at Nokia. "So far, of 62 IPCom patents that have come to judgment, none has been found valid as granted. IPCom needs to recognize its position and end its unrealistic demands for what remains of this significantly diminished portfolio."

IPCom said it would appeal against the ruling and that its patent 100A, which standardizes a cellphone's first connection to a network, was valid until there is a final decision on the appeal.

HTC said it was pleased with the ruling and said it hoped it would end the long patent fight.

Several top phone makers have signed a licensing deal with IPCom, but HTC and Nokia have challenged IPCom's patents in courts across Europe.



Previous
Next
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference to Kick Off June 11        All News        Mitsubishi Develops 100W Power Amplifier For Satellite Communications
Samsung Confirms Quad-core Exynos 4 Processor For Galaxy S III     Mobiles News      Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available Through Google Play

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nokia Rumored To Develop Own "Viki" Mobile Digital Assistant
HMD's Nokia 6 Smartphone Set For Release In China
Nokia OZO Partners with Youku to Create and Distribute 3D 360 VR Content
Nokia Files More Suits Against Apple
Nokia Sues Apple For Infringement of Nokia Patents
HMD Launches The Nokia 150 Phones
Nokia D1C Specs Leak
Nokia Brand Licensee HMD Global Is Officially The Home of Nokia Phones
Nokia, HP, Rumored To Release New Smartphones in 2017
Nokia Phones To Reborn In India Next Year, Hon Hai to Manufacture Them
Ex-Rovio CEO To Bring New Nokia Phones To Market
Nokia Buys Withings To Connect People to Better Health

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .