QUALCOMM files GSM patent infringement suit againts Nokia
QUALCOMM filed suit on November 4th agains Nokia in federal court in SAn Diego for infringement of eleven of QUALCOMM's patents and one patent owned by SnapTrack (subsidiary of QUALCOMM).
According to QUALCOMM, Nokia has used patented innovations developed by QUALCOMM originally for use with CDMA systems, to: achieve higher data rates, increase spectral efficiency, enhance capacity, improve resistance to interference, permit access to packet switched networks, and facilitate multimedia distribution.
QUALCOMM's complaint states that Nokia is infringing QUALCOMM's patents by making or selling products in the United States that comply with the GSM family of standards. QUALCOMM seeks an injunction against Nokia's continuing sale of infringing products and monetary damages.