Nokia gives warning to ASUS and Google that the Nexus 7 infringes on wireless patents
0. phoneArena 02 Jul 2012, 18:28 posted on
According to the Inquirer, Nokia has warned both Google and ASUS that the newly introduced Nexus 7 infringes on patents related to standard IEEE WiFi 802.11.; Nokia collects royalties from 40 companies to use the patent...
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37. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4250; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
Why can't Apple do this? I mean, not with the slide to unlock patent, because that's stupid, but with actual legitimate patent infringments (if they have any)? Instead of going, "Hey! That's sorta kinda similar to my patent if you look at it a certan way! SUE EVERYTHING" Just be like, "Hey, that thing you're doing with your product, it's kind of similar to mine. I don't want to take you to court, let's just see if we can come to an agreement without any legal action." Except, using bigger, more sophisticated words. I mean really, Apple took Samsung to court because they made a phone that had a rectangle shape and a home button.
66. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Good... everywhere.... but I don't see any prison fans.
56. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
its really nice for nokia to give warning! hope Google and ASUS will register what they get illigally before its too late!
57. Aeires (unregistered)
This is the way business should be done, not via litigation. Both parties should meet and if they are using Nokia patents, pay up and move on like professional adults.
Seriously, with all the tons of patents, how can you make anything electronic without using someone else's technology/ideas.
58. deathyyy (Posts: 101; Member since: 20 Dec 2011)
This is how you do business. No one is disputing the fact that if you have a patent you should get paid when other people use your tech. Apple is going about this the wrong way :/
60. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
This is they way it should be done. And if Goog/Asus is really stepping on the patent, then they should work out a deal.
Apple is just run by child minded assholes that think they should be the only person in the market.. because the only way apple can compete is through legislation. They dont have innovation anymore. Their one "big" piece of "innovation" in the last few OS updates has been Siri which was BOUGHT and relabeled an Apple product. Everything else they do is "keeping up with android by stealing its features".
Taco, you like to say without Apple there would be no Android. Which in itself isnt true. But after looking at the last 3 Apple updates, I can safely say that without Android, Apple would still be on iOS3... as it wouldnt know what features to implement.