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posted 2014-11-21 05:30:42 +0300

The main reason Jolla refreained from adding VPx support were legal threats from patent aggressors, including Nokia. However in the course of several years, most of them were refuted, and just one legal case between Nokia and Google is still pending in Germany with Google trying to invalidate those patents altogether, so keep track of that.

On top of the above, Cisco paid a legal firm (Duane Morris LLP) to perform a thorough legal research of VPx, and the result was that they consider it to be not infringing on these patents. You can see their result published here: http://www.duanemorris.com/memo/VP8Compilation.pdf

So, we'll have to wait until those German lawsuits will end. Hopefully Google will bust Nokia's patents and then Jolla will get a green light to add VPx support.

The main reason Jolla refreained from adding VPx support were legal threats from patent aggressors, including Nokia. However in the course of several years, recently, most of them were refuted, attacks dropped (Nokia settled with HTC), and just one two legal case cases between Nokia and Google is are still pending in Germany with Google trying to invalidate those patents altogether, so keep track of that.

On top of the above, Cisco paid a legal firm (Duane Morris LLP) to perform a thorough legal research of VPx, and the result was that they consider it to be not infringing on these patents. You can see their result published here: http://www.duanemorris.com/memo/VP8Compilation.pdf

So, we'll have to wait until those German lawsuits will end. Hopefully Google will bust Nokia's patents and then Jolla will get a green light to add VPx support.

The main reason Jolla refreained from adding VPx support were legal threats from patent aggressors, including Nokia. However recently, most of them the attacks dropped have stopped (Nokia settled with HTC), and just two legal cases between Nokia and Google are still pending in Germany with Google trying to invalidate those patents altogether, so keep track of that.

On top of the above, Cisco paid a legal firm (Duane Morris LLP) to perform a thorough legal research of VPx, and the result was that they consider it to be not infringing on these patents. You can see their result published here: http://www.duanemorris.com/memo/VP8Compilation.pdf

So, we'll have to wait until those German lawsuits will end. Hopefully Google will bust Nokia's patents and then Jolla will get a green light to add VPx support.

The main reason Jolla refreained from adding VPx support were legal threats from patent aggressors, including Nokia. However recently, most of the attacks have stopped (Nokia settled with HTC), and just two legal cases between Nokia and Google are still pending in Germany with Google trying to invalidate those patents altogether, so keep track of that.

On top of the above, Cisco paid a legal firm (Duane Morris LLP) to perform a thorough legal research of VPx, VP8, and the result was that they consider it to be not infringing on these patents. You can see their result published here: http://www.duanemorris.com/memo/VP8Compilation.pdf

So, we'll have to wait until those German lawsuits will end. Hopefully Google will bust Nokia's patents and then Jolla will get a green light to add VPx support.