According to this PCR report Nokia will not exist as a brand after Microsoft wraps up its acquisition of the company. According to the report, the Nokia brand name will be dropped by Microsoft once it officially acquires the mobile manufacturer. This is based on a leaked letter sent by Microsoft to suppliers. In it, Microsoft tells suppliers that the Nokia Corporation/Nokia Oyj (Ltd) name will be replaced with Microsoft Mobile Oy.
Posted by Nokiapoweruser.com, the letter reads:
"Microsoft Mobile Oy is the legal entity name that should be used for VAT IDs and for the issuance of invoices."
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia’s business was first announced in September, but the deal has been stalled by legal cases in India and China involving both Nokia and Microsoft.
We will have more on this story as it develops.