Nokia, the world’s top cellphone maker by volume, on Thursday opened new fronts in Europe in its patent war with iPhone maker Apple, launching lawsuits in Germany and the Netherlands.
The 13 new complaints for using Nokia’s technology are part of an escalating battle between the two rivals in the smartphone arena that started more than a year ago when Nokia filed its first case in the United States.
Apple, which was not immediately available for comment, has also sued Nokia over patents in the United States and Britain. It remains engaged in patents rows with Motorola, HTC Corp and other mobile phone vendors using Google’s Android operating system.
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