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Nokia and Microsoft respond to the accusation of patent trolling Google

Nokia and Microsoft respond to the accusation of patent trolling Google

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and said that the claims of on a collusion between the two companies to fight Android are “frivolous” and “wrong”, to which the Redmond company added that it is a “desperate tactic” by the big G.

Google accused both companies of using a Canadian company called Mosaid for asserting their patent rights. Mosaid Nokia acquired 1,200 in 2011 and since then has been devoted to sue for patent infringement, scoring in the category of patent troll.

Mosaid has sued Google, but the Mountain View say who filed the complaint against the European Commission is a “preventive measure”. The company is concerned about the possible increased risk of making computers with Android, as the demands go against the manufacturers, who may choose as an alternative for Windows Phone (no liens).

Microsoft responded with a statement saying that “complaining about patents will not respond to the growing concerns of regulators, elected officials and judges on the abuse of standards essential patents, and is complaining of monopoly in the smartphone industry when controlling over 95% of mobile search and advertising. It looks like a desperate tactic on their part. “

Nokia said while maintaining its intellectual property separate from Microsoft, and decide independently their patent strategies.

Link: Nokia & Microsoft respond to Google’s complaint over patent trolling, call it “desperate” & “wrong” (TechCrunch)

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