Nokia complaint against HTC could lead to a exclusion order in the U.S. against the HTC One

Nokia has filed a complaint against rival HTC with the ITC which could result in a sales ban against two popular models produced by the Taiwan based manufacturer; the Verizon exclusive HTC DROID DNA and the HTC One could both face ITC exclusion orders in the country if the commission finds that Nokia patents have been infringed on...
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47. asseek

Posts: 164; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

well said

12. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

That said, I pray against an injunction. I really wanna see an HTC wpONE. In fact I wanna see HTC and Nokia both grow big with WP

63. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

hTc One WP is possibly come, so nokia is getting worried. I hate freakin' lawsuit.... just innovate and compete! !!

13. Eclectech

Posts: 338; Member since: May 01, 2013

If you can't beat em, sue em. This is the path Nokia has chosen to follow to make up for their pathetic efforts at remaining relevant.

14. khaldoon

Posts: 62; Member since: May 17, 2013

Nokia is just like apple. when they don't find a way to super pass their competitors, they go and sue them for no reason ! Shame on you Nokia !

16. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Who wants to bet on whether or not Microsoft's hand is on the tiller of Nokia's legal team???

37. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

You don't have to. Intellectual Ventures is suing Moto again with more patents. It got those patents from, wait for it, Nokia! And no, it didn't bother asking for a FRAND rate for their freshly acquired LTE patents either.

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

FCK U NOKIA. Learn too compete n market your phone. Don't cry n bytch like the other company. Tired of this sales ban crap.

18. gehena1315

Posts: 54; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

if htc steal nokia's technology, they should get banned! go nokia!!


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Read post n6

49. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Great another dumb troll doesn't care bout consumers right.

22. Kriksis

Posts: 94; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

All you people say is that you want INNOVATIONS... But as soon as someone starts to protect their innovations you call them names... Without PROTECTION of INNOVATIONS not a single company would spend even a fracture of their existing R&D budget, because it would not be in companies best long-term interests... SO if you want some real INNOVATIONS - STOP BITCHING about PROTECTION of INNOVATIONS, because IT IS IN CONSUMERS best INTERESTS...

33. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Samsung spends a s**t ton on R&D and they only sue when other companies sue them first. Innovation will be just fine without patents. In fact, plenty of innovative companies are not going to even attempt to enter the smartphone industry because they might get sued by Apple or Nokia.

34. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

If they are truly innovative, they have nothing to fear. Samsung spends more on marketing than R&D. Samsung is also guilty of willful infringement to the tune of $1 billion. I think you are using "innovative" incorrectly. Larger screens and half-assed software that only works part of the time is not "innovation."

50. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I think you should check your numbers before you spew crap out of your mouth. I am not sure where you are pulling out your numbers from but i am pretty sure that their R&D budget is higher than their marketing budget. As for that 1 billion dollar lawsuit, the only reason Apple won was because of dumb ass yanks like you.

69. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If you want to talk about things that do not work half the time, I wouldn't single out anyone else if I was a Nokia fan. The camera only works 50% of the time in low light. the other 50% of the time, daylight, it doesn't work very well.

23. wendygarett unregistered

Somehow, I feel like this is part of the m$ master plan, instead of paying advertising fee to agencies, m$ realize that paying advertising fee to lawyers is much more efficient, that way they manage to taunt fanboys' anger and boost both companies sales, and now I start to see those commenters wanna give them money already... Remember, Nokia and HTC still a business partner, don't fall their trap because of your fanboyism

24. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Just proves how little these Asian tech' companies innovate. Their whole business model is based around reinventing the wheel so I'm not surprised

26. duwiegeneral

Posts: 48; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

every product n company using android is a copy machine

27. SOwhat

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

LEt me ask you guys how whould you feel if you found out that someone stole your work/ design and idea? That you put all your efforts for a years? How would you feel?? Seriously . HTC will do the same way if they found out that nokia stole their work.

28. SOwhat

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

The worst part here is before htc unveil htc one, they said nokia is a big FAT LIE because of using bast amount of megapixel to their pureview camera. Then suddenly they infringed nokia's patent? After beefing nokia's pureview, they stole their HAAC mic, now this one?? SHAME ON YOU HTC!

29. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

You Nokia are so blind. Many of those patients are software related. So that mean they could go after any Android phone bit why HTC and not Samsung. Because they know Samsung will not blend over. The HTC first is stock so this Nokia being a baby

35. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Samsung is next. Apple did the same thing. Go after the weakest member of the herd, then work on the rest. By the end of 2013, we could see both HTC and Samsung banned worldwide. Sucks to be them.

31. deburocks

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

reminds me of JOKER FROM DARK NIGHT. If you are good at something, dont do it for free. Lol. Nokia spent billions in its r n d labs, so they have full right to get royalty for their innovation. Like in the case apple pays nokia on the basis of phones sold for using nokia,s patent. people who say that this move is pathetic , better know that even a chinese cmpany can built an iphone and sell it at 70% lesser amount, but there is a thing called PATENT attatched to a product. Anyways hope they come to some settlement instead of blocking sales.

36. SOwhat

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

some idiots here dont know the word PATENT. -.-

41. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Quite true, although apple had to lose a large court case to make them pay those royalties. Backfired big time on them. Nokia should have prevented the sale of the original iphone because of all its infringements.

38. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You'd think these patent claims would come before or just after launch. Talk about closing the barn door... That said, go Nokia! Heck, shut down sales of everything else that infringes their stuff for a few months, that'd be a way to get your sales up where they belong...

42. shreyas.s666

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 24, 2012

I dont get it how people are comparing nokia with apple in this matter. nokia has right to ask HTC about HAAC. they invented it and they spent on the research. how could HTC just take of the credit? is HTC so stubborn? ignorance is bliss. how couldn't they even know that HAAC was already appeared in 808, is there engineer sleeping?though i really love htc one i support nokia in this.


Posts: 2810; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Sorry if i invented something and other companies start using it without my permission, hell yes i would sue them.

44. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Bunch of android fandroids backing HTC is no surprise here! Wonder how you idiots would feel if someone came and stole you hard work and sold it off getting millions for it! Good work Nokia! ban these people who steals your stuff! same can be said to other people who have their stuff stolen as well.
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