Apple and Nokia’s battle hots up

by admin December 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm

The legal battle between Finland’s Nokia and its US rival Apple has taken a new turn, with Apple countersuing Nokia over alleged patent violations.

The move follows a Nokia lawsuit filed in October accusing iPhone maker Apple of 10 Nokia patent infringements.

Now Apple, in turn, is claiming that the Finnish phone firm is infringing 13 of its technology patents.

“Other companies must compete with us by inventing their own technologies, not just by stealing ours,” Apple said.

Apple has not yet revealed which patents are at issue. Nokia was unavailable for comment.

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