Nokia appoints Haidamus as head of patent unit

Finnish telecoms gear maker Nokia said on Thursday it had appointed Ramzi Haidamus from Dolby Laboratories to head Nokia`s Technologies unit, which manages the company`s patent portfolio.

Reuters| Updated: Jul 24, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Heilsinki: Finnish telecoms gear maker Nokia said on Thursday it had appointed Ramzi Haidamus from Dolby Laboratories to head Nokia`s Technologies unit, which manages the company`s patent portfolio.

Haidamus will also become a member of the Nokia group leadership team, it said.

Nokia has a vast patent portfolio, many of them relating to cellphones. It sold its cellphone unit to Microsoft in April.