ITC Won't Review Ruling In Nokia, Qualcomm Fight

Law360, New York (February 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission will not review its initial decision that Nokia Corp.'s cell phone handsets do not infringe three of rival Qualcomm Inc.'s patents, Qualcomm announced on Wednesday.

Administrative Law Judge Paul J. Luckern issued his initial decision in December, responding to a complaint Qualcomm filed in June 2006. He found that GSM/GPRS/Edge handsets manufactured by Nokia did not infringe on three Qualcomm patents.

Qualcomm petitioned the ITC to review the decision. Under ITC laws, a three-judge panel can overrule the administrative law judge's...
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