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Nokia is a telecommunications company, based in Finland, that lobbies for software patents and has used its software patents to attack free software projects.


[edit] Lobbying for software patents

They lobbied for software patents during the EU software patents directive.[1]

[edit] Litigation

[edit] By Nokia

[edit] Against Nokia

Nokia was attacked in 2012 by patent troll InterDigital at the US ITC. Nokia lost there, and again in appeal to the US CAFC.[3]

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4655955.stm Regarding the EU software patents directive: "Big technology firms, such as Philips, Nokia, Microsoft, Siemens, and telecoms firm Ericsson, continued to voice their support for the original bill.
  2. http://www.fosspatents.com/2013/02/htcs-tactics-in-dispute-with-nokia.html
  3. http://www.patentlyo.com/patent/2012/08/federal-circuit-again-supports-usitc-jurisdiction-for-pure-enforcement-npes-court-again-splits-on-claim-construction.html

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