The ink hardly dried on the complaint that Nokia filed against Qualcomm in a Delaware state court before Nokia announced it would drop half its San Diego workers in restructuring.
Approximately 500 workers will lose their jobs in San Diego as Nokia stops making phones with Qualcomm patented technology. The cross-licensing dispute centers on Qualcomm's patent for Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA); Nokia thinks its being overcharged to use the technology.
For more than a half dozen years these two companies have been at each other's throats--and over the same issue. I have five children--let me go mediate.