ITC to side with Nokia against Apple
Insider claims evidence doesn't show patent infringement
The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has reportedly found that Nokia hasn't infringed the patents that Apple claimed the Finnish phone giant had trodden all over.
Or, rather, the evidence presented by Apple doesn't indicate infringement, an ITC insider said yesterday, Bloomberg reports.
That's not to say Nokia didn't behave as Apple has accused, only that the iPhone maker needs to a better job of demonstrating that it can show there was such an infringement.
"The evidence will not establish a violation," said the insider.
According to the mole, some parts of the patents listed by Apple are invalid, and that others were not infringed upon.
Apple alleges that Nokia infringed four patents it holds. It has asked the ITC to assess the claim with a view to banning the import into the US of Nokia smartphones - if the Commission judges Apple's allegation to be correct.
Nokia, in turn, has claimed Apple infringed some of its patents and has likewise asked the ITC to weigh in on the matter.
Patent battles increasingly involve the ITC. The combatants hope the organisation will reach a speedier verdict that the lawcourts, siding with them to provide leverage in their pre-trial negotiations with their opponents.
The ITC is due to formally rule on Apple's claims in February. ®
Rotten to the core...
Once again the rotten apple is exposed as corrupt and desperate to stop competition
Apple/Jobs' patents invalid? Impossible, they made sure every detail was copied precisely,
This is undoubtedly good news for all those companies accused of copying Apples and Jobs' patents (his name is often included) many of which are clearly prior art or simply copies of others work.
Unfortunately, unless otherwise ordered, Nokia has to pay it's lawyers fees.
Still, Jobs' has lost face, and exposed for the schill he is.
I think you should read more and stop jumping to conclusions.
If a patent has been granted then it is there to defend. The fact that someone else may have a similar patent is the fault of the patent office that granted the the patent.
And what's this blocking every other week? Flash blocked once - from iOS and that's it.
When was Java blocked? Read and see that it is not blocked - it's the stuff between the ears that appears to be blocked.
Why is Apple corrupt? I don't see any evidence in the article (even when putting 2+2 together) - or anywhere else for that matter.
And why the Troll?