[JURIST] US International Trade Commission (ITC) [official website] Judge Thomas Pender [official profile] on Monday issued a preliminary ruling [text, PDF] holding that HTC infringed on two patents for mobile technology held by Nokia [corporate websites]. The patents have to do with receiving and sending signals [Reuters report] from mobile telephones and tablets. The full ITC is scheduled to make a final decision on the matter on January 23. Nokia has asked the ITC to block several of HTC products...

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