World already knows about legal battle between Nokia and HTC that continues in Germany. Nokia has won a German patent injunction against all Android smartphones made by Taiwanese manufacturer that includes all editions of HTC One smartphone. After investigating, Germany found that HTC is infringing on Nokia’s patent EP 1578613 B1. After that court has banned import and sales of all the infringing HTC devices in Germany. This is a big win for Nokia.
HTC will also have to compensate for losses due to previous infringements. Nokia has not determined any amount for it but it will be determined soon. Ruling was for the way and apparatus used to enable a mobile station to adapt its revision level based on network protocol level. In other words, we can say that the way new device communicate with old networks. Now, it will be interesting to see that what will HTC’s next step after this defeat by nokia.
It is not the only injunction that Nokia has won against HTC in Germany. This is 3rd injunction that Nokia got against HTC and it is within two months. Their first injunction was for using USB to connect a phone to a computer. Second one was for connecting two phones over Bluetooth that we know as NFC. Currently all is going in Nokia’s favor. We will keep our eye on this news and if there is any update then we will update news with the same.