U.K. Court Hands Nokia A Win In Qualcomm Case

Law360, New York (March 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Dealing Nokia Corp. its second international patent victory in recent months, a British court has ruled that rival Qualcomm Inc.'s claims of patent infringement against the Finnish mobile phone maker were invalid.

Qualcomm first brought the action against Nokia in the United Kingdom in May 2006, arguing that the company had infringed two of Qualcomm's patents relating to GSM — a cellular standard used all over the United States, Asia and much of Europe.

The company, which manufactures chips, tried to bring an injunction against Nokia's...
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