Loc: Finland, on the Arctic Circle
According to Reuters: "It's too early to tell, but it's likely to be a drawn out battle. We have a hard time seeing a material risk to either company," said Avian Securities analyst Matthew Thornton.
And according to our national news -- take into consideration Nokia is a national pride and a huge corporation -- this might even lead to temporary manufacturing halt for Apple by court order. OK, so I rolled my eyes when I heard that this morning.
The whole thing will probably trigger a huge amount of speculation in our national media for few following days. I'm already cringing in anticipation while eventually this will most likely end like Nokia vs. Qualcomm; few years in court and they settle in the end.
Also wondering, whether any global media will give this another rat's ass really among other things.
Apples problem is by their admission , simply Apple was in talks with Nokia to license said claims . So the talks on the licensing broke down and Apple walked away , I guess Nokia was asking way to much , after all Nokia sales took a beating over the iPhone so I can see they wanted to get some serious cash to make up for the lost ?
It is more about licensing fees "Money" not so much about copy rights
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