It's Apple vs. Nokia in the Complex World of Patents

What's next for Apple and Nokia as both technology companies battle over patents?
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Apple (AAPL) - Get Report has been paying Nokia (NOK) - Get Report fees for its patents since 2011, but the agreement ends at the end of this year. Nokia wants to continue the arrangement and filed lawsuits against Apple this week in 11 countries.

Apple says Nokia is trying to "extract and extort exorbitant revenues." TheStreet's senior technology correspondent Eric Johnsa discusses the issue.