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Nokia sues over Apple iPhone

Mobile phone maker Nokia yesterday filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming the US firm&rsquo;s iPhone infringes its technology patents.<br /><br />The patents relate to technologies fundamental for devices using GSM, UMTS and local area network (LAN) standards. <br /><br />They cover wireless data, speech coding, security and encryption and are infringed by all Apple iPhone models shipped since 2007, according to Nokia. Nokia has accused Apple of &ldquo;attempting to get a free ride on the back of Nokia&rsquo;s innovation&rdquo;.