You almost knew this had to happen.  Nokia sued Apple over claims that it violated their 3G product patents in October.  Now Apple’s army of lawyers have focussed their ICBMs at the telecom giant in a battle which will raise both companies’ overhead costs and likely end in a lengthy court battle and cash settlement.

Apple posted this short blurb on their website today, showing this battle wasn’t only going to be fought in court.  It will be fought over public opinion…

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