Court OKs FTC’s Nokia Doc Request In Qualcomm Patent Row

Law360, New York (November 7, 2017, 8:09 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission, a putative class of cellphone purchasers and Qualcomm Inc. are allowed to request documents from a Finnish government agency in a lawsuit over patent licensing practices, a California federal court ruled Monday.

The requests for international assistance were granted by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California after the parties filed unopposed motions seeking help from the Central Authority of Finland in retrieving documents from Nokia Corp. Qualcomm, the purchasers and the FTC are seeking documents from the Finland-based...
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