BlackBerry has taken out a new lawsuit against Nokia for patent infringement. BlackBerry Ltd. v. Nokia Corp., 17-155, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. According to the lawsuit BlackBerry states Nokia has infringed on a total of 11 U.S. Patents. The U.S. Patents named in the suit are as follows: 6,996,418; 8,254,246; 8,494,090; 7,529,305; 8,861,433; 9,426,697; 9,253,772; 8,897,192; 9,125,202; 8,243,683; and 8,644,829. These patents include Nokia’s networking gear, Flexi Multiradio base stations, radio network controllers, and Liquid Radio software.
“BlackBerry seeks to obtain recompense for Nokia’s unauthorized use of BlackBerry’s patented technology,” while Nokia encourages and instructs customers, mobile service providers such as T-Mobile and AT&T, to purchase, deploy and use infringing products to develop and operate their LTE networks and UMTS networks.
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