Nokia Sold Hundreds of Its Essential Wireless Patents
Jan 16, 2012 12:36
Sisvel International, has acquired hundreds of Nokia owned wireless patents. They made headlines back in 2010 when they teamed up with Apple and Siemens to call in a police raid at the CeBIT trade show.
Sisvel says that it has purchased 47 patent families which comprised of 450 separate patents and applications that were filed by Nokia. 350 of them, which Nokia deemed "essential" to multiple wireless standards including GSM. UMTS/WCDMA and LTE.
"Sisvel has been extremely active in recent years working with the wireless industry to provide simplified access to essential wireless patents on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory, or FRAND, conditions," said Sisvel CEO
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