24 August 2020

Nokia v Daimler: connected car patent row

In this article for Vehicle Electronics, Mathys & Squire partner Andrew White discusses the case in which Nokia secured its win in a standards essential patent (SEP) dispute with Daimler.

In a ruling that took place on 18 August 2020 at the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany, Nokia secured a win against Mercedes-Benz car maker Daimler following a long-running IP dispute over the use of Nokia’s patented 4G technologies in its cars.

Of the ten infringement cases filed by Nokia against Daimler, this SEP case relates to connected car technology (European patent EP2981103B1).

This article was published as part of Vehicle Electronics’ guest blog in August 2020 – click here to read the full feature.