Nokia, Nokia Siemens partner with Huawei

By : |September 29, 2008 0

ESPOO, FINLAND: Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks announced a patent license agreement with Huawei and its affiliates for standards essential patents.

The comprehensive agreement covers the worldwide use of all standards essential patents of all parties, including GSM, WCDMA, CDMA2000, optical networking, datacom and WiMAX in mobile devices, infrastructure and services.

Ilkka Rahnasto, vice president, intellectual property rights, Nokia, said: "Huawei is the thirty-fifth company to license Nokia patents related to cellular standards and this agreement demonstrates how companies can license intellectual property in a way that encourages industry innovation and fosters a healthy IPR environment."

Gottfried Weidel, Head of Intellectual Property Rights, Nokia Siemens Networks, said: "As a newer player in the telecoms IPR environment, Nokia Siemens Networks see this as our most significant licensing agreement to date. It will help to create a more predictable business environment and further supports our goal of industry innovation."

Source: PR News Wire


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