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Nokia, RIM renew patent licence deal

Posted: 09 Dec 2008     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:patent licence  GSM  WCDMA  CDMA2000 

Nokia has announced that Research In Motion (RIM) has renewed a multi-year patent licence agreement. The agreement covers the worldwide use of standards essential patents for GSM, WCDMA and CDMA2000 technologies. The financial terms of the agreement consist of an up-front payment and on-going royalties payable to Nokia.

'Today's announcement demonstrates the success of Nokia's increased focus on patent out-licensing' said Ilkka Rahnasto, Vice President, Intellectual Property Rights, Nokia. 'This agreement confirms Nokia's leading role in developing key technologies and the value of our patent assets'.

Nokia's patent portfolio includes approximately 300 GSM, 370 WCDMA and 170 CDMA2000 declared essential patent families.

Nokia is a provider of a wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more.

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