US: Auto supplier sues Nokia over conspiring to inflate rates

Nokia and other patent holders have conspired with the licensing platform Avanci to charge “exorbitant” rates for access to technology essential to 2G, 3G and 4G wireless standards, according to a lawsuit filed on Friday, May 10, by a division of automotive supplier Continental AG.

Continental Automotive Systems, which makes telematics control units for cars, brought an antitrust case against Nokia, Avanci, and two other patent holders in federal court in San Jose, California.

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