The court battle has been going since 2009 and has been stretched out over so long due to countless counter suits. It first came about when Nokia decided to sue Apple in the United States claiming that Apple was using patented tech owned by Nokia. It has been said that Nokia will now be awarded up to 2% of all iPhone sales, giving the Finnish company a much needed boost. This will most likely be awarded in a lump sum with the possibility of future royalties.
This victory has spurred Nokia into being more aggressive with it's patents and it may be compelled to chase other rival companies. While this has given Nokia a boost, it's still going to be an uphill struggle to compete against Android and iPhone devices.
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