Nokia files suit against RIM to enforce Stockholm patent ruling

Shawn Knight

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Nokia has decided to take legal action against Research In Motion in hopes of settling a longstanding dispute between the two handset makers with regards to patent licensing. The Finnish phone maker says they are seeking to enforce an arbitration...

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psycros

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So <b>this</b> is how Microsoft plans on becoming #3..by burying RIM in legal expenses. What I don't get is how Nokia could possibly have wi-fi patents that RIM is infringing upon, unless its some ridiculously vague jargon about "wifi on a phone". Even if RIM <b>was</b> infringing, wouldn't everyone else be, too? Its a real shame that Nokia and RIM didn't merge a few years ago. What a powerhouse that could've been.