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HTC has rejected charges in infringement of patents

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Company HTC has declared, that will be protected from charges Apple in infringement of patents. HTC has rejected these charges, having expressed disagreement with the steps undertaken by the manufacturer iPhone, it is informed in the official press release.

Intellectual brotherhood

Chief executive Peter Chou has declared, that company HTC traditionally supports intellectual property protection. He has underlined, that HTC respects other participants of the market and achieves competitive advantage, using own workings out.

So, in 1998 and 2002 the company has presented in the market accordingly the first handheld computer and phone on the basis of OS Windows. In October, 2005 HTC has made the first smart phone of the standard 3G CDMA EVDO, and in October 2008 — the first smart phone on the basis of OS Google Android.

On March, 2nd company Apple has acted with charges to HTC. According to the company, HTC illegally used 20 patents, concerning the user interface of a mobile phone iPhone. Apple has declared, that has submitted the statement of claim to federal court of the State of Delaware and the complaint in the Commission on international trade of the USA.

Next day HTC has published on a site of the Taiwan stock exchange the message in which she has refused to recognise herself guilty of infringement of patents. However till now the company formally has not answered the statement of claim.

The manufacturer iPhone is involved now even in one proceeding. In October, 2009 of charge to Apple the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones — Nokia has put forward. Apple has answered charges by the traditional way applied in patent wars — "has exposed" for Nokia the list of the patents illegally used by the Finnish company.

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