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Samsung, Apple end patent litigation outside US

Wednesday 6 August 2014 | 09:01 CET | News
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Samsung Electronics and Apple have agreed to drop all patent litigation between the two firms outside the US. The iPhone and Galaxy handset makers issued nearly identical statements announcing the end to their long-running legal battle, except for in the US. The companies declined to disclose the terms of the deal but said it did not involve any licensing arrangements, Reuters reports. The agreement ends patent disputes in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain and the UK. Their legal battle began in the US in 2011 when Apple first filed a suit alleging

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