Nokia told not to spend its golden years patent trolling

Posted by BernardSwiss on Dec 11, 2013 1:11 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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When Nokia completes the sale of its telephone business to Microsoft, a transfer of its substantial patent portfolio will be conspicuously absent from the deal. Microsoft got licenses to those patents but won't buy the patents themselves. That situation immediately led to speculation that Nokia was interested in doing standalone patent-licensing when it would be mostly immune to counterattack.

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