February 28, 2014 / 12:38 PM / 3 years ago

German court rejects 1.6 billion euro claim vs Apple by IPCom

Customers test out Apple products inside Berlin's first Apple store during its grand opening May 3, 2013.Pawel Kopczynski

MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - A German court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Apple by German patent manager IPCom claiming 1.57 billion euros ($2.15 billion) in damages.

The claim concerned a mobile telephone patent that enables mobile phones to make emergency calls even when networks are overloaded.

Reporting Peter Maushagen; Writing by Thomas Atkins; Editing by Maria Sheahan

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