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Move #1

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first suit
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Apple
in Move #1:
Delaware Nokia files a suit against Apple with the
US District Court for the District of Delaware,
alleging the infringement of 10 patents
it claims are essential to industry standards.
In that case, Nokia would have made
FRAND (fair, reasonable & non-discriminatory)
District of Delaware

licensing commitments concerning them.
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© 2010 by Florian Mueller
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com
Twitter: @FOSSpatents

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Apple
Move #2

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© 2010 by Florian Mueller Move #2:
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com Apple makes counterclaims against Nokia
Twitter: @FOSSpatents in Delaware, alleging the infringement of
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Move #3:
with the Nokia bundles seven "implementation" patents
ITC (patents it claims are not essential to standards,
hence not subject to FRAND commitments)
and asserts them in a second Delaware suit
as well as an ITC complaint.
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Move #4

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C Move #4:
Apple lodges a complaint with the ITC,
alleging the infringement of 9 patents:
© 2010 by Florian Mueller 4 patents already asserted in counterclaims
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com in the first Delaware suit, and 5 new ones.
Twitter: @FOSSpatents

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Move #5

19 Feb 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7
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the first 7
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suit
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In the first Delaware suit, Apple
amends its counterclaims,
© 2010 by Florian Mueller dropping the 4 patents
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com that its original counterclaims in this suit
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lodged in January.
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Move #6

24 Feb 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7
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suit
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T Move #6:
E In the second Delaware suit, Apple
C makes counterclaims against Nokia
asserting 9 patents: the ones to which
its ITC complaint already related.
© 2010 by Florian Mueller Those 9 patents include 4 that Apple
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com dropped from its counterclaims in the
Twitter: @FOSSpatents first Delaware suit five days earlier.

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Move #7

03 Mar 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7
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Move #7:
two cases The District Court for the District of Delaware
stays the second suit there (filed by Nokia,
during counterclaims made by Apple) while the ITC
ITC investigates complaints involving all of the
investi- patents asserted in that Delaware suit
(7 Nokia patents, 9 Apple patents).
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Move #8

26 Apr 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7
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Move #8:
D The ITC orders a partial consolidation
T of Apple's complaint against Nokia
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C complaint against HTC, merging only
the five patents Apple asserts in its
ITC complaints against
© 2010 by Florian Mueller both Nokia and HTC.
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com
Twitter: @FOSSpatents
On this page, the five patents
consolidated into the
18Apple vs. HTC case
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background, while the four patents 9 4
remaining in the original case have a
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Move #9

07 May 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7 0 8 3 4 6
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17 Move #9:
Nokia files a new suit
in the Western District
of Wisconsin, alleging the
infringement of 5 patents.

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Move #10

28 Jun 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7 0 8 3 4 6
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© 2010 by Florian Mueller
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Twitter: @FOSSpatents
Move #10:
18 9 Apple makes counterclaims
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of Wisconsin, alleging the
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Move #11:
Nokia drops the '735 patent
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Twitter: @FOSSpatents

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Apple amends its
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patents Move #13:
Nokia amends its complaint
in the Western District of
Wisconsin, adds two new
patents on top of the five
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Twitter: @FOSSpatents

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29 Sep 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7 0 8 3 4 6 1 6
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Move #14:
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Nokia) with the Chancery
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27 Oct 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7 0 8 3 4 6 1 6
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Move #15:
In early November, media reports
say that an ITC staff report dated
27 October didn't identify any
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US International

Western District

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of Wisconsin

High Court of
D D W 4 of the 9 patents asserted by Apple
T against Nokia: those that were asserted
E W H only against Nokia but not against HTC
C ('431, '599, '726, '354).
I C The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)
can still decide differently from
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28 Oct 10 4 1 6 9 1 5 7 9 6 6 0 7 9 0 1 2 7 0 8 3 4 6 1 6
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Twitter: @FOSSpatents
Move #16, part 1/2:
Apple drops 4 patents from
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against Nokia (and HTC).
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...and the '131 and RE'486 patents.
All three patents are still asserted
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Reference United States District Court for the District of Delaware
material Case no. 1:09-cv-00791 -- complaint filed on 22 October 2009

as per Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland)
vs. Apple Inc. (of Cupertino, CA 95014)
23 Dec 10
On 29 December 2009, Nokia filed another suit against the same defendant with the same court (case no. 1:09-cv-01002).
page R-1 Allegedly infringing products
"products and services that comply with the GSM, UMTS, and/or IEEE 802.11 standards, including wireless communication devices such
as the Apple iPhone, the Apple iPhone 3G, and Apple iPhone 3GS" (item 70 of the complaint; matrix below the list of asserted patents)

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the complaint)

asserted by Nokia in original complaint; Nokia admits (F)RAND licensing commitments in connection with GSM/UMTS/IEEE 802.11
5,802,465 ("465") Data transmission in a radio telephone network
5,862,178 ("178") Method and apparatus for speech transmission in a mobile communications system
5,946,651 ("651") Speech synthesizer employing post-processing for enhancing the quality of the synthesized speech
6,359,904 ("904") Data transfer in a mobile telephone network
6,694,135 ("135") Measurement report transmission in a telecommunications system
6,775,548 ("548") Access channel for reduced access delay in a telecommunications system
6,882,727 ("727") Method of ciphering data transmission in a radio system
7,009,940 ("940") Integrity check in a communication system
7,092,672 ("672") Reporting cell measurement results in a cellular communication system
7,403,621 ("621") System for ensuring crypted communication after handover

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Reference United States District Court for the District of Delaware
material Case no. 1:09-cv-00791 -- complaint filed on 22 October 2009 -- continued from previous page

as per Apple counterclaims (11 December 2009 answer to complaint)
23 Dec 10 Apple makes counterclaims against plaintiff Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland) as well as its subsidiary Nokia Inc. (a Delaware
corporation headquartered in Texas).
page R-2
Allegedly infringing products
For 8 patents, Apple's infringement allegations relate to "Nokia handsets using the [specified] platforms, including but not limited to [the
specified phone/s]". For 2 patents, the sole specifically accused product is the N900. For another 2 patents, the allegations relate to
devices "having [USB or GSM] functionality, including but not limited to [specified product/s]". 1 patent allegedly reads on the Carbide.c++
development tool, with Apple broadly accusing "Carbide.c++, applications developed using Carbide.c++, and phones having applications
developed using Carbide.C++" without specifying particular products (potentially that would be a very long list).

On the next page there is a matrix providing an overview of the different infringement allegations and accused technologies, operating
system platforms, and specified devices.

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)

asserted by Apple in counterclaims (part of answer to first amended complaint, dated 06 July 2010)
5,634,074 ("074") Serial I/O device identifies itself to a computer through a serial interface during power on reset
then it is being configured by the computer
6,343,263 ("263") Real-time signal processing system for serially transmitted data
removed in first amended answer to complaint, filed on 19 February 2010;
previously asserted in ITC complaint (Investigation no. 337-TA-704) and subsequently in case 1:09-cv-01002
© 2010 by Florian Mueller 5,915,131 ("131") Method and apparatus for handling I/O requests utilizing separate programming interfaces to access
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com separate I/O services
Twitter: @FOSSpatents removed in first amended answer to complaint, filed on 19 February 2010;
previously asserted in ITC complaint (Investigation no. 337-TA-704) and subsequently in case 1:09-cv-01002
5,555,369 ("369") Method of creating packages for a pointer-based computer system
6,239,795 ("795") Pattern and color abstraction in a graphical user interface
5,315,703 ("703") Object-oriented notification framework system
6,189,034 ("034") Method and apparatus for dynamic launching of a teleconferencing application upon receipt of a call
7,469,381 ("381") List scrolling and document translation, scaling and rotation on a touch-screen display
RE39,486 ("RE486") Extensible, replaceable network component system
removed in first amended answer to complaint, filed on 19 February 2010;
previously asserted in ITC complaint (Investigation no. 337-TA-704) and subsequently in case 1:09-cv-01002
5,455,854 ("854") Object-oriented telephone system
7,383,453 ("453") Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing portion of a processor
5,848,105 ("105") GMSK signal processors for improved communications capacity and quality
5,379,431 ("431") Boot framework architecture for dynamic staged initial program load
removed in first amended answer to complaint, filed on 19 February 2010;
previously asserted in ITC complaint (Investigation no. 337-TA-704) and subsequently in case 1:09-cv-01002
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Twitter: @FOSSpatents
Case no. 1:09-cv-01002 -- complaint filed on 29 December 2009
Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland)
vs. Apple Inc. (of Cupertino, CA 95014)

On 22 October 2009, Nokia had already filed a suit against the same defendant with the same court (case no. 1:09-cv-00791).
On the day of this new Delaware complaint, Nokia asserted the same seven patents in an ITC complaint (investigation no. 337-TA-701).

The accused products and asserted patents are Identical with allegations made in Nokia's original complaint on the same day with the
ITC. Those products and patents are stated in the section on ITC investigation no. 337-TA-701.

Apple counterclaims (24 February 2010 answer to complaint)
On 24 February 2010, Apple made counterclaims in its answer to Nokia's complaint.

The accused products and asserted patents are identical to allegations made in Apple's ITC complaint of 15 February 2010 (investigation
no. 337-TA-704). Those products and patents are listed in the section on ITC investigation no. 337-TA-704.
Reference United States International Trade Commission
material Investigation no. 337-TA-701 on "certain electronic products, including mobile phones, portable music
players, and computers" -- complaint filed on 29 December 2009
as per
Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland) and Nokia Inc. (of White Plains, NY 10604)
23 Dec 10 vs. Apple Inc. (of Cupertino, CA 95014)

page R-4 Allegedly infringing products
"certain electronic devices, including, but not limited to Apple's iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iMac,
Mac Pro, Mac Mini, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air" (item 9 of the complaint; see the matrix below the list of patents)

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the complaint)

asserted by Nokia in original complaint; "implementation patents" (no standards-related FRAND commitments) according to Nokia
6,714,091 ("091") VCO* with programmable output power
6,834,181 ("181") Mobile communication device and related construction method
6,895,256 ("256") Optimized camera sensor architecture for a mobile telephone
6,518,957 ("957") Communications device with touch sensitive screen
6,073,036 ("036") Mobile station with touch input having automatic symbol magnification function
(removed from ITC complaint -- but not from Delaware suit -- by partial termination on 08 December 2010,
further to an unopposed Nokia motion filed on 06 December 2010; two prior Nokia motions were denied)
6,262,735 ("735") Utilizing the contents of a message
(removed from ITC complaint -- but not from Delaware suit -- by partial termination on 21 July 2010)
6,924,789 ("789") User interface device

* VCO stands for "voltage-controlled oscillator"
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Reference United States International Trade Commission
material Investigation no. 337-TA-704 on "certain mobile communications and computer devices and components
thereof" -- complaint filed on 15 January 2010
as per
Apple Inc. (of Cupertino, CA 95014)
23 Dec 10 vs. Nokia Corp. (of Espoo, Finland) and Nokia Inc. (of White Plains, NY 10604)

page R-5 On 26 April 2010, the ITC ordered a partial consolidation (of 5 of the 9 patents) into another investiation (in which they were previously
also asserted against HTC).

Allegedly infringing products
"mobile communications devices (including smartphones, personal digital assistants ('PDAs'), and other handheld communication
devices" (item 3 of complaint)
"The technologies at issue in the '431, '867, '131, '70S, '354, and RE '486 patents relate to software architectures, frameworks, and
implementations, including various aspects of software used to implement operating systems. The technologies at issue in the '599
patent relate to a graphic system and corresponding management of graphic processing. The technologies at issue in the '726 and '263
patents relate to hardware interfaces and power management techniques." (item 14 of complaint)
"The Accused Products include computing and mobile communication devices, including but not limited to computers, cellular phones,
and PDAs manufactured, marketed, and/or sold by Nokia in the United States. The Accused Products also include software and
Nokia devices (such as the Nokia N900 and others) that incorporate such software including operating systems (such as the Symbian
OS), user interfaces, as well as other software (such as the Qt software), designed for use on, and intended to be loaded onto, such
devices." (item 15 of complaint)
"Exemplary Accused Nokia Symbian Products include the N97 mini, N97, N95, N86, N85, N79, 5800 XpressMusic, 5800
Navigation Edition, E75, E72, E71x, E71, E66 and the E63." (item 16 of complaint)
"Exemplary Accused Nokia S40 Products include the 7610 Supernova, 3600 Slide, and the 2760." (item 17 of complaint)

© 2010 by Florian Mueller Asserted patents (in order of appearance in documents filed with the ITC)
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com
Twitter: @FOSSpatents asserted by Apple in original complaint
5,379,431 ("431") Boot framework architecture for dynamic staged initial program load
5,455,599 ("599") Object-oriented graphic system
5,519,867 ("867") Object-oriented multitasking system
(consolidated into ITC investigation no. 337-TA-710 as per order of 26 April 2010)
5,915,131 ("131") Method and apparatus for handling I/O requests utilizing separate programming interfaces
to access separate I/O service
(consolidated into ITC investigation no. 337-TA-710 as per order of 26 April 2010)
5,920,726 ("726") System and method for managing power conditions within a digital camera device
5,969,705 ("705") Message protocol for controlling a user interface from an inactive application program
(consolidated into ITC investigation no. 337-TA-710 as per order of 26 April 2010)
6,343,263 ("263") Real-time signal processing system for serially-transmitted data
(consolidated into ITC investigation no. 337-TA-710 as per order of 26 April 2010)
6,424,354 ("354") Object-oriented event notification system with listener registration of both interests and methods
RE39,486 ("RE486") Extensible, replaceable network component system
(consolidated into ITC investigation no. 337-TA-710 as per order of 26 April 2010)
Reference United States International Trade Commission
material Investigation no. 337-TA-704 on "certain mobile communications and computer devices and components
thereof" -- complaint filed on 15 January 2010 -- continued from previous page
as per
23 Dec 10 Partial consolidation
On 26 Apr 2010, the ITC ordered the partial consolidation of this case into investigation no. 337-TA-710. As a result, Nokia Corp. (of
page R-6 Espoo, Finland) and Nokia Inc. (of White Plains, NY 10604) have to defend themselves alongside HTC against allegations of
infringement of five patents (the '867, '131, '705, '263 and RE486 patents). An unopposed Apple motion for partial termination on 28 Oct
2010 (relating to four patents, three of which were subject to partial consolidation) reduced that subset of patents to two (the '705 and
'263 patents). Information concerning HTC's allegedly infringing products is provided in a document covering Apple's disputes with
Motorola and HTC.

Patents/products matrix

Symbian Products S40 Products Qt Software N900
N97, N97 mini, N95, N86, N85, N79, 7610 Supernova, (products that
5800 Xpress Music, 5800 Navigation Edition, 3600 Slide, 2760 incorporate Qt)
E75, E72, E71x, E71, E66, E63

'431
'599
'867
'131
© 2010 by Florian Mueller
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com '726
Twitter: @FOSSpatents '705
'263
'354
RE'486

Staff report
In early November 2010, media reports claimed that the staff of the ITC (or more precisely, of its Office of Unfair Import Investigations)
had stated in a memorandum dated 27 October 2010 that "the evidence will not establish a violation ... as to any of the asserted
patents." However, the investigating staff is merely a party to the proceeding, and the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) assigned to the
case is free to decide against the staff recommendation. That has, in fact, happened in a number of cases.

Also, FOSS Patents pointed out that the staff report related only to the four patents remaining in investigation no. 337-TA-704, not to the
five patents consolidated into investigation no. 337-TA-710.
Reference United States International Trade Commission
material Investigation no. 337-TA-710 on "certain personal data and mobile communications devices and related
software" -- complaint filed on 02 March 2010
as per
Apple Inc. and NeXT Software (both of Cupertino, CA 95014)
23 Dec 10 vs. High Tech Computer Corp. (of Taiwan), HTC America, Inc. (of Bellevue, WA 98005), Exedea Inc. (of Houston, TX 77036),
and as a result of partial consolidation, Nokia Corp. (of Espoo, Finland) and Nokia Inc. (of White Plains, NY 10604).
page R-7
Partial consolidation stated further below (added Nokia Corp. and Nokia Inc. as defendants).

Allegedly infringing Nokia products
On the previous page, a matrix shows the accused products for all patents originally asserted by Apple against Nokia in the ITC
complaint that gave rise to ITC investigation no. 337-TA-704, including the five patents partially consolidated into this proceeding.

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in documents filed with the ITC)

asserted by Apple in original complaint -- patents asserted only against HTC but not Nokia are green in the list below:
5,481,721 ("721") Method for providing automatic and dynamic translation of object oriented programming language-based
message passing into operating system message passing using proxy objects
5,519,867 ("867") Object-oriented multitasking system dropped as a result of Apple motion of 28 Oct 2010
6,275,983 ("983") Object-oriented operating system
5,566,337 ("337") Method and apparatus for distributing events in an operating system
5,929,852 ("852") Encapsulated network entity reference of a network component system
dropped as a result of Apple motion of 28 Oct 2010
5,946,647 ("647") System and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data
5,969,705 ("705") Message protocol for controlling a user interface from an inactive application program
© 2010 by Florian Mueller 6,343,263 ("263") Real-time signal processing system for serially transmitted data
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com 5,915,131 ("131") Method and apparatus for handling I/O requests utilizing separate programming interfaces to access separate
Twitter: @FOSSpatents I/O service dropped as a result of Apple motion of 28 Oct 2010
RE39,486 ("RE486") Extensible, replaceable network component system dropped as a result of Apple motion of 28 Oct 2010

Partial consolidation
On 26 Apr 2010, the ITC ordered the partial consolidation of case no. 337-TA-704 into this one. As a result, Nokia Corp. (of Espoo,
Finland) and Nokia Inc. (of White Plains, NY 10604) have to defend themselves alongside HTC against allegations of infringement of five
patents (the '867, '131, '705, '263 and RE486 patents). An unopposed Apple motion for partial termination on 28 Oct 2010 (relating to
four patents, three of which were subject to partial consolidation) reduced that subset of patents to two (the '705 and '263 patents).
Information concerning HTC's allegedly infringing products is provided in a document covering Apple's disputes with HTC (and Motorola).
Reference United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
material Case no. 1:10-cv-00249 -- complaint filed on 07 May 2010

as per Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland)
vs. Apple Inc. (of Cupertino, CA 95014)
23 Dec 10
Allegedly infringing products
"one or more products and services, including wireless communication devices such as the Apple iPhone, Apple iPhone 3G, Apple
page R-8 iPhone 3GS, and Apple iPad 3G." (item 24 of the complaint)
"one or more products and services, including wireless communication devices such as the Apple iPhone, Apple iPhone 3G, Apple
iPhone 3GS, Apple iPhone 4, Apple iPad, Apple iPad 3G, Apple iPod Touch, Apple MacBook, Apple MacBook Pro, and Apple MacBook
Air" (item 28 of the first amended complaint)

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the complaint)

asserted by Nokia in original complaint; no FRAND commitments mentioned
6,317,083 ("083") Antenna having a feed and a shorting post connected between reference plan and planar conductor
interacting to form a transmission line
6,348,894 ("894") Radio frequency antenna
6,373,345 ("345") Modulator structure for a transmitter and mobile station
6,603,431 ("431") Mobile station and antenna arrangement in mobile station
7,558,696 ("696") Method and device for position determination

additionally asserted by Nokia in first amended complaint of 17 September 2010; no FRAND commitments mentioned
7,532,680 ("680") Multi-mode radio frequency transmitter
5,752,172 ("172") Distributed transmitter output power control circuit and method for a radio telephone
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'431
'680
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'172
Reference United States District Court for the for the Western District of Wisconsin
material Case no. 1:10-cv-00249 -- complaint filed on 07 May 2010 -- continued from previous page

as per Apple counterclaims
23 Dec 10 Apple makes counterclaims against plaintiff Nokia Corporation (of Espoo, Finland) as well as its subsidiary Nokia Inc. (a Delaware
corporation headquartered in Texas).
page R-9
Allegedly infringing products
N97, N900, N8, "Nokia mobile phones running Nokia’s Ovi Maps software", "applications and system software developed using the
Nokia Qt Service Framework"

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)

asserted by Apple in counterclaims (part of answer to original complaint, dated 28 June 2010)
5,946,647 ("647") System and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data
5,612,719 ("719") Gesture sensitive buttons for graphical user interfaces
7,710,290 ("290") System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed reference
7,380,116 ("116") System for real-time adaptation to changes in display configuration
7,054,981 ("981") Method and apparatus for providing automatic high speed data connection in portable device
5,379,430 ("430") Object-oriented system locator patent
7,355,905 ("905") Integrated circuit with separate supply voltage for memory that is different from logic circuit supply voltage
as a result of Apple's 1st amended answer to original complaint, replaced with newer patent of the same title

additionally asserted by Apple in counterclaims (part of first amended answer to original complaint, dated 16 August 2010)
5,946,647 ("647") Integrated circuit with separate supply voltage for memory that is different from logic circuit supply voltage
© 2010 by Florian Mueller a continuation of a divisional of the replaced '905 patent, issued on 20 July 2010
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"Operating System Patent" '430

"Integrated Circuit Patent" '559 '905
Reference High Court of England and Wales (UK High Court of Justice), Chancery Division
material Case no. HC10CO3053 -- complaint filed on or before 28 September 2010

as per Apple announced this suit against Nokia. It is not known at this stage which entities belonging to the two groups (parent companies, local
subsidiaries) are parties to the suit.
23 Dec 10
Allegedly infringing products
The list of accused Nokia products is not available at this stage. Accused Apple products include iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (it is not
page R-10 known at this stage which particular versions and editions of those products are accused).

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)

Patents asserted by Apple in its original complaint on or before 28 September 2010
The list of patents asserted by Apple is not available at this stage. Nokia told the Bloomberg news agency that the patents asserted by
Apple in this case are "nine implementation patents already in suit between the two companies in the U.S."

Patents asserted by Nokia in its counterclaims filed on or before 16 December 2010
The list of patents asserted by Nokia is not available at this stage. Nokia said in a press release that this filing covers "4 Nokia patents
related to touch user interface, on-device app stores, signal noise suppression and modulator structures."

Landgericht Düsseldorf (District Court of Dusseldorf, Germany), 4. Zivilkammer
Case no. unknown -- complaint filed in "late October 2010"
Apple sued Nokia. It is not known at this stage which entities belonging to the two groups (parent companies, local subsidiaries) are
parties to the suit.
© 2010 by Florian Mueller
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com On or before 16 December 2010, Nokia countersued Apple in this court. It is not known at this stage whether Nokia's suit was filed as a
Twitter: @FOSSpatents separate suit or as counterclaims in the suit instigated by Apple.

Allegedly infringing products
The list of accused products is not available at this stage.

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)

The list of asserted patents is not available at this stage. Not even the number of patents asserted is known at this stage.
Reference Landgericht Düsseldorf (District Court of Dusseldorf, Germany), 4b. Zivilkammer
material Case no. 4b O 195/10 -- complaint or counterclaims filed on or before 16 December 2010

as per Nokia countersued Apple. Previously, Apple filed a suit against Nokia in the same court. It is not known at this stage which entities
belonging to the two groups (parent companies, local subsidiaries) are parties to the suit, and whether Nokia filed a separate suit with the
23 Dec 10 same court or made counterclaims in the one instigated by Apple.

Allegedly infringing products
page R-11 Accused Apple products include iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (it is not known at this stage which particular versions and editions of those
products are accused).

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)
Nokia stated in a press release that this filing covers "7 Nokia patents related to touch user interface, antenna structures, messaging
functionality and chipsets."

Landgericht Mannheim (District Court of Mannheim, Germany), 7. Zivilkammer
Case no. 7 O 222/10 -- complaint filed on or before 16 December 2010
Nokia sued Apple. It is not known at this stage which entities belonging to the two groups (parent companies, local subsidiaries) are
parties to the suit.

Allegedly infringing products
Accused Apple products include iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (it is not known at this stage which particular versions and editions of those
products are accused).
© 2010 by Florian Mueller Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com Nokia stated in a press release that this filing covers "5 Nokia patents related to on-device app stores, caller ID, display illumination and
Twitter: @FOSSpatents the integration of multiple radios."

Rechtbank 's-Gravenhage (District Court of The Hague, The Netherlands)
Case no. KG RK 10-3054 -- complaint filed on or before 16 December 2010
Nokia sued Apple. It is not known at this stage which entities belonging to the two groups (parent companies, local subsidiaries) are
parties to the suit.

Allegedly infringing products
Accused Apple products include iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (it is not known at this stage which particular versions and editions of those
products are accused).

Asserted patents (in order of appearance in the court filing)
Nokia stated in a press release that this filing covers "2 Nokia patents related to signal noise suppression and data card functionality."