Nokia sues Apple over iPhone and iPad 3G

Nokia-Apple  Nokia has sued Apple again. This time its for iPhone and iPad 3G. Earlier Nokia sued Apple for GSM, UMTS and WLAN patents. Nokia alleged in its complaint that iPhone and iPad 3G products infringe five important Nokia Patents.

In a release Nokia’s General Manager, Patent Licensing, Paul Melin said “”Nokia has been the leading developer of many key technologies in mobile devices. We have taken this step to protect the results of our pioneering development and to put an end to continued unlawful use of Nokia’s innovation.”

The patents in question relate to technologies for enhanced speech and data transmission, using positioning data in applications and innovations in antenna configurations that improve performance and save space, allowing smaller and more compact devices. These patented innovations are important to Nokia’s success as they allow improved product performance and design.