Nokia Settles Lawsuit Vs. Vitelcom Over GSM, GPRS Patents

Law360, New York (January 24, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Nokia has settled a patent dispute with Spanish rival Vitelcom over GSM and GPRS technologies, the Finnish handset maker said Monday.

“The companies have entered into a royalty bearing patent license agreement covering certain Nokia patents relating to the GSM/GPRS Mobile Communication Standard and the grant of a cross license to Nokia under Vitelcom patents in the same field,” Nokia said.

Financial terms of the settlement agreement were not revealed.

Vitelcom is the handset provider for Telefonica Moviles SA, which is in the process of acquiring...
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