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Nokia and HTC sign a patent collaboration agreement

07 February, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Nokia and HTC sign a patent collaboration agreement - read the full textNokia and HTC ended their prolonged legal war with a patent and technology collaboration agreement. The partnership ends all pending patent litigation between the two companies. Its full terms are confidential. According to the official press release, HTC will make payments to Nokia, but...

 

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Imagine if Apple and Samsung did this O.o

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  • 2014-02-11 02:38
  • r$xq

Nokia is kind enough to do this. A good collaboration will always bring good results. A good karma!

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  • 2014-02-09 13:38
  • FMYK

> In reply to 'Ugo @ 2014-02-08 17:06 from fnrd - click to readsuper duper

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  • 2014-02-09 10:03
  • vIwP

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-08 13:09 from K7ev - click to readWith one was stubborn, the one using Fed Govt to overruled USPTO decision after found guilty or the others..

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  • 2014-02-09 08:07
  • ibnT

Nokia $rescue$ HTC.... that's the point. I guess XP

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  • 2014-02-09 07:46
  • tVn6

HTC was great with windows mobile but then they got the worse OS possible,ANDROID!!!! that's why HTC got almost failed!...maybe now Nokia will help them to get back on track with great WP OS!! Come back,HTC!!!!!!!

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  • 2014-02-08 23:03
  • BP%D

htc presently makes phones with the best hardware and these phones run on the best mobile operating system (android) that're user friendly while delivering crisp clear results with optimum satisfaction to users, this collaboration with Nokia will help them to improve on certain flaws that cuts short the user's experience and satisfaction that eventually affects their sales and ultimately APAT(Annual Profit After Tax)... However for Nokia it's a win / win situation in summary.

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  • 2014-02-08 17:06
  • fnrd

> In reply to geedeeby @ 2014-02-08 14:33 from NSi9 - click to readjeez, new level of fanboyism

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  • 2014-02-08 15:38
  • mI6S

> In reply to Chan sina @ 2014-02-08 13:33 from fD7A - click to readwhat is it to do with HTC whether or not Nokia using android? its Nokia's boss MS who make the decision

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  • 2014-02-08 15:06
  • PTGv

all of them have to bow down to all mighty 'NOKIA' ,,,,, nokia will always be god and a name to remember ,,,, res;ect to other companies ,, :) peace am out

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  • 2014-02-08 14:33
  • NSi9

thanks to God and we want heigher performance and quality from nokia.

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  • 2014-02-08 14:18
  • Nw8c

Nice one. Funny that Finnish (now American) and Taiwanese companies can get to compromise and American and Korean company can't.

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  • 2014-02-08 13:40
  • nU1v

I hope after NOKIA AND HTC sign a patent collaboration agreement I'll soon see the first NOKIA phone who run in android programs.

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  • 2014-02-08 13:33
  • fD7A

Good news for tech..
I wonder why Samsung was so stubborn and stays to battle against something they indeed copy.
Just pay the price for the patent u stole.
Respect to HTC and NOKIA.
Shame on u SAMSUNG!

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  • 2014-02-08 13:09
  • K7ev

Finally, they made it. Instead of a court trial, they will make a cross agreement. That is a good thing. Apple, watch and learn from other firms, please ^^ .

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  • 2014-02-08 12:23
  • MV4n

> In reply to Carol @ 2014-02-08 11:48 from L71k - click to readI know about the last part, haha, that's what a lot of commenters say. S3 had to have any design that doesn't look like something they could get sued for. :-) My sister has the S2 and the front looks like a bigger iPhone, the back doesn't, but if I see them on a photo they could be from a same company. At least Lumia phones just look like other Lumias. And mostly good.

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  • 2014-02-08 12:06
  • p412

> In reply to MdN8 @ 2014-02-07 22:29 from akvd - click to readActually, what i think at least, is that Apple has gone extreme (or better said, American Style) with it's hypocritical pattens cause of something that wasn't so bad, sort of saying. In fact they we're trying to protect them selves from the master Troll of them all(even though i'm not proud of Crapple fair-play), and that is Samsung! I remember back in 2011 when the s2 was soled as an alternative to icrapp. And everybody was buying it with this in mind: It is a cheaper icrapp with bigger screen. Of course that was cause of the form and even of the allot of UI infringements stolen from crapple, who stole everything from others (a hack lot from Nokia):)). Anyway, no matter what everybody is trying to say about this, one thing is sure. Samdung released the s2 whit one purpose: Let's do a crapp that looks like a Hyped crapp and sell it cheaper. The mentality of pirate brands this days. But Samdung didn't know they will have so much success. So know they present them selves and great mobile manufacturers, even though everybody knows (at least not the fanboys) SAmdung tried hard to take some market share doing some infringements and thinking they will get away clean, just like a pirate brand mentality, just a group of infants. And that is why the s3 came out uglier then a bar of soup. Cause this time, they we're not supposed to steal anything:)).

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  • 2014-02-08 11:48
  • L71k

htc: give it up no-kita or htc is not going to produce windows os based htc phone

No-kita: wait we just call Microsoft...ok then everything is agreed

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  • 2014-02-08 11:27
  • sr%N

glad to see there are two firms that can have cooler heads prevail and use their expertise wisely, apple and samsung should take note of this and pay attention

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  • 2014-02-08 11:11
  • 3AxW

It good

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  • 2014-02-08 11:06
  • ftVg

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