The iPhone maker says that the mobile industry lacks "consistent adherence to Frand principles" and wants the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to step in.
According to ETSI, it has finally come to an agreement on the Nano-SIM standard. The only issue is, it didn't say which company won.
We'll have to wait a while for a decision on the next generation of SIM cards thanks to squabbles between Apple, Nokia and others.
Apple brings out the former board chief of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to knock down two patents in its case against Samsung.
The iPhone maker claims that Google-owned handset maker is unfairly seeking excessive royalty payments for patents covering video streaming and Wi-Fi technology.
The company has reportedly applied to patent the way in which SIM cards are inserted and removed from a device and made resistant to any damage.
The iPhone maker is reportedly trying to get its nano-SIM technology to become the new standard in the mobile space, much to the chagrin of Motorola Mobility, RIM, and Nokia.
A German firm announces the first nano-SIM card for smartphones, which measures about 60 percent smaller than a regular SIM card.
In an opening statement in its case against Apple, Samsung says similarities between its devices and Apple's are due to the competitive nature of the electronics business.
The company says the Justice Department has launched an investigation into Samsung to determine whether it's fairly licensing patents on a FRAND basis.