As far as claimants’ allegations are concerned, Nokia is not executing fair practices when it comes to licensing necessary technology for powering car navigation systems, vehicle-to-vehicle communication, and self-driving cars. Moreover, some of the claimants’ allegations state Nokia’s refusal to license individual mobile components, leads to set aside all fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms for granting licensees over “standard-essential patents”.
Nokia, on the other hand, has stated that such claims are nothing but the latest effort in a long series of actions from some companies to avoid taking proper license when it comes to using Nokia’s technology. The complaints are currently under EC analysis.
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