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Motorola is suing rival handset manufacturer, Research in Motion after it claimed that company has been poaching its staff. The lawsuit, filed last week says that RIM lured away some 40 of its employees in Florida since the beginning of this year. more
A major push to include embedded 4G technologies in a wide range of mobile and consumer devices will create a built-in market for anticipated 4G services such as mobile WiMax and LTE, but it also will force some fundamental changes in the mobile industry ecosystem, particularly in the relationships between network operators and device suppliers, according to the latest report from Unstrung Insider. more
NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- The agreement by Qualcomm and Nokia to end their long-running patent dispute likely means trouble for Nokia's current chip suppliers. more
TORONTO -(Dow Jones)- Research In Motion has fired a preemptory strike against IP Com, asking a texas federal court to declare that RIM hasn't infringed on three IP Com patents. more
UK based mobile payments service provider, Upaid Systems says that the Court of Appeal in London has affirmed a January High Court Judgment in Upaid's favour against Satyam Computer Services, rejecting the Indian software company's effort to block Upaid's fraud and forgery claims in a texas court. more
A patent lawsuit has broken out between Motorola and BlackBerry manufacturer, Research in Motion after the two companies sued each other over the weekend. more
Nokia has filed an appeal with the regional court in Mannheim, Germany against its lost court battle with Qualcomm in the country. Nokia had been trying to argue that it should not have to pay royalties on the patents, as the payments were already made by texas Instruments who manufacture the chips which rely on the Qualcomm patents - but the court dismissed the complaint saying that the scope was too wide. more
Nokia says that it has filed patent counter assertions against Qualcomm in the Eastern District of texas Court. The filing relates to Qualcomm's alleged unauthorized use of 6 Nokia implementation patents in its MediaFLO and BREW businesses. Qualcomm has in previous litigation sought injunctions against Nokia and therefore in this case Nokia is seeking both damages and injunctive relief.
Nokia says that the patents are at the core of MediaFLO and BREW technologies, for example in ensuring the broadcast quality of service within MediaFLO and in enabling the download of applications with BREW. Nokia has also recently declared another set of patents to the Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) which it says are essential for the FLO air interface used in MediaFLO.
Nokia's patent counter assertions are part of its response to the Qualcomm lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of texas, on 2 April, 2007. In that lawsuit Qualcomm's three patents-in-suit allegedly involve certain types of mobile software download and execution environments." more
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The International Trade Commission on Thursday imposed a partial ban on the imports of 3G cellular phones using Qualcomm's microchips in a ruling over a patent dispute between the company and rival Broadcom. more
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WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) -- Avaya has agreed to be acquired by two investment firms in an $8.2 billion deal that would take the developer of corporate-phone systems private. more