Nokia forced OPPO out of lucrative German smartphone market after scoring two consecutive Patent lawsuits. Now, it seems, Nokia has planned to go after OPPO in other markets too.
Nokia has sued the infringing company OPPO in Australia and other markets, claims a new report. It also mentions that this may result in ban on sale of OPPO smartphones in other markets too.
Mannheim Regional Court in Germany found OPPO in violation of Nokia’s SEPs which cover 4G and 5G technology. This win not only declared OPPO in the infringement of Nokia’s SEP Patents also prohibited it to sell its smartphones in Germany.
Nokia filed patent infringement complaints against OPPO in multiple markets across Europe and Asia in 2021. Nokia had secured a multi-year patent deal with OPPO in 2018 which expired in 2021.
In recent times Nokia has signed royalty-bearing licensing agreements with likes of Lenovo, Samsung, Xiaomi, Apple, LG, and Blackberry. You can check our full coverage of Nokia’s patent licensing news here.