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To explain decision issued by German Mannheim Court regarding Nokia’s assertion of EP 1679613 against HTC
 
1.Date of occurrence of the event:2014/02/01
2.Company name: HTC Corporation
3.Relationship to the Company (please enter ”head office” or
  ”subsidiaries”):Head Office
4.Reciprocal shareholding ratios: N/A
5.Name of the reporting media: N/A
6.Content of the report: N/A
7.Cause of occurrence:
The District Court of Mannheim, Germany found HTC infringes the German part
of Nokia’s patent EP 1579613 (EP ‘613)  on January 31st.  HTC will
continue with the invalidity action pending before the German Federal Patents
Court and immediately appeal the decision. The functionality found to be
infringed is redundant and no longer in use in Germany and we are
investigating modifications for our handsets to remove this redundant
technology. This ensures that there will be minimal disruption to our
customers while we pursue an appeal.
8.Countermeasures:None
9.Any other matters that need to be specified: None