More than a year ago, in June 2008, I wrote about how Nokia’s clueless approach to serving the US smartphone market basically handed that market to Apple on a silver platter by the time the 3G iPhone launched.
According to GigaOm:
“Nokia is looking to collect patent royalties of 1 or 2 percent for each iPhone sold, according to a note from Piper Jaffrayâ€™s Gene Munster, which â€” given the roughly 34 million iPhone units already in the hands of users â€” would amount to $200 million-$400 million. Thatâ€™s not a lot of money to either company, of course. But Nokia is clearly hoping it can be more successful in the courtroom than itâ€™s been in the marketplace.”
Nokia: Really? Is this what you’ve sunk to?
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