Apple Not A Victim Of Monopoly, Nokia Tells Court

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Nokia asked a Texas federal judge Thursday to toss antitrust counterclaims by Apple in a patent infringement suit over video compression technology, calling the tech giant’s protestations that it was the victim of a monopoly a meritless attempt to impede Nokia’s infringement claims.

Apple Inc.’s counterclaims — including unfair competition law, breach of contract and promissory estoppel — were an effort to obstruct movement on Nokia Technologies Oy’s patent infringement suit regarding the standard of video compression known as H.264 and “prolong Apple’s free ride as...
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