Well, that didn’t take long. Nokia has filed a lawsuit against Apple against the iPad after claiming the device has infringed on five of its patents. The case is the second (or third) case that both parties have been involved in, all in a back-and-forth attempt to say the other infringes on its patent. Nokia has also put this in Wisconsin, not Delaware.
The patents in question that Nokia have alleged Apple have violated “relate to technologies for enhanced speech and data transmission, using positioning data in applications and innovations in antenna configurations that improve performance and save space, allowing smaller and more compact devices,” according to a press release. “These patented innovations are important to Nokia’s success as they allow improved product performance and design.”
But why Wisconsin? It’s because of the Western District of Wisconsin, where the trial will be held. It is known for speedy trials and being a “rocket docket” for the patent plaintiffs.