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Samsung rules out patent settlement with Apple

Posted By TelecomTV One , 15 November 2012 | 0 Comments | (0)
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Android handset maker Samsung says it has no intention of following the lead of HTC and settling its patent dispute with Apple. By Phil Goldstein


Samsung Electronics has ruled out a patent litigation settlement deal with Apple akin to the one Apple and HTC announced last weekend. J.K. Shin, president of Samsung’s mobile division, told South Korea’s Yonhap News that; “it may be true that HTC may have agreed to pay $276 million to Apple, but we don’t intend to (negotiate) at all.”


In August Apple won a $1.05bn damage award from a US jury in a patent infringement trial with Samsung. Samsung has appealed the ruling and the two smartphone giants are still engaged in patent litigation around the world.


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