After victories and defeats on both sides, HTC and Nokia have agreed on a cross-licensing patent settlement. The agreement between the two companies overrides any current and pending litigation, allowing Nokia and HTC’s lawyers to take a much-needed vacation. While the agreement will allow HTC to have access to Nokia’s broad patent portfolio, HTC will ... Read More »
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So far, 2014 has been going quite well for HTC. After posting profitable Q4 numbers a little over a week ago, HTC can now celebrate the fact that Judge Dr. Matthias Zigann from the 7th Civil Chamber of the Munich I Regional Court has dismissed Nokia’s patent suit against HTC.
The UK courts have sided with HTC, overturning the injunction ruling issued by Judge Arnold against the HTC One mini. With the HTC One mini import ban lifted, HTC will resume shipments of the device to the UK along with promotional and sales efforts. While HTC is allowed to sell the HTC One mini, the patent issue ... Read More »
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UK court stays HTC One mini injunction as EU regulators warn Nokia to steer clear of patent trolling
The British courts have granted HTC’s request for an urgent appeal of the injunction against the HTC One mini that took effect on December 6. HTC will have an opportunity to sway the court’s decision regarding the HTC One mini’s injunction on December 12. In the meantime, retailers will be allowed to continue selling the ... Read More »
British Judge Richard Arnold has ruled that the HTC One mini does infringe on several of Nokia’s patents. The ruling was accompanied by a sale ban on the HTC One mini which goes into effect on December 6. Judge Arnold’s ruling also cited the HTC One for containing the same patent infringing microchips as the ... Read More »