Chesapeake Energy, Nokia, RIMM Among High Volume Stocks Wednesday

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK): Southeastern Asset Management reports 13.6% Chesapeake stake.

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): Nokia has filed claims in the U.S. and Germany alleging that products from HTC, RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) and Viewsonic infringe a number of Nokia patents. “Nokia is a leader in many technologies needed for great mobile products,” said Louise Pentland, chief legal officer at Nokia. “We have already licensed our standards essential patents to more than 40 companies. Though we’d prefer to avoid litigation, Nokia had to file these actions to end the unauthorized use of our proprietary innovations and technologies, which have not been widely licensed.” Nokia’s actions include a complaint to the U.S. International Trade Commission, or ITC, against HTC, suits against HTC and Viewsonic in the Federal District Court of Delaware, US, against HTC and RIM in the Regional Court in Dusseldorf, Germany and against all three companies in the Regional Courts in Mannheim and Munich, Germany. In total, 45 Nokia patents are in suit in one or more of the actions.

Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:STD): Manufacturing in the EU’s emerging east contracted in April, following a decline in its main target markets in the euro zone, a troubling outlook for economies which hope exports will fuel growth, Reuters reports.

Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM): Nokia has filed claims in the U.S. and Germany alleging that products from HTC, RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) and Viewsonic infringe a number of Nokia patents. “Nokia is a leader in many technologies needed for great mobile products,” said Louise Pentland, chief legal officer at Nokia. “We have already licensed our standards essential patents to more than 40 companies. Though we’d prefer to avoid litigation, Nokia had to file these actions to end the unauthorized use of our proprietary innovations and technologies, which have not been widely licensed.” Nokia’s actions include a complaint to the U.S. International Trade Commission, or ITC, against HTC, suits against HTC and Viewsonic in the Federal District Court of Delaware, US, against HTC and RIM in the Regional Court in Dusseldorf, Germany and against all three companies in the Regional Courts in Mannheim and Munich, Germany. In total, 45 Nokia patents are in suit in one or more of the actions.

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