Jul 28, 2014

Nokia Dumping Patent Offensives on Samsung, LG

“As far as I know, Nokia has recently been demanding that Samsung and LG Electronics pay a large amount of patent fees,” remarked a source familiar with intellectual property rights in Korea on July 27. An official at Samsung Electronics echoed the same sentiments by saying, “Nokia demanded a large sum of patent royalties. So, we are now negotiating with the company in the US.” 



True Colors: Nokia Dumping Patent Offensives on Samsung, LG | BusinessKorea
Concerns that Nokia will attack Korean handset makers as a Non-Practicing Entity (NPE), or patent troll, are about to become a reality. As the Korea Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is examining the effects of the merger between Nokia and Microsoft, its results are drawing a lot of attention.