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Giants to settle patent dispute?

16.04.2019


Lately, progress was made between Huawei Technologies and Samsung Electronics, the world’s two largest Android smartphones makers, concerning their patent dispute in the US.  China’s Huawei, respectively South Korea’s Samsung, have entered into a settlement agreement, closed on February 25, to solve their two years old issue.

It all started in 2016 with the allegations brought by Huawei to Samsung that the latter has used its cellular communications technology without authorization and thus delayed, without a solid reason as to why, entering into a licensing agreement. In response, Samsung denied the allegations and in return accused Huawei of demanding unreasonably high licensing fees and counter sued them in the US. Since then, they have been fighting in courts in the US and also in China.

The companies recently filed a joint motion to a US appeals court aiming to pause for 30 days all court proceedings over their intellectual property disputes. They expect that by the end of this period to finalize a settlement after which Huawei is going to drop an appeal request. No comments were made on the matter by neither of the two companies.

 

 

14.09.2020

Registration criteria for slogans

Although many famous slogans enjoy incredible success, many others face the barrier of not being able to be registered. What could be the main reason why a short series of words cannot be registered? What is the definition of a slogan? Before finding out the reasons why certain slogans cannot be registered, we need to ( learn more )

08.09.2020

Readying your brand to go abroad

The internet’s boundless borders have paved the way for small businesses to become international. Businesses that operate online also maintain multiple platforms of operation, including a website and social media accounts, and thereby increasing visibility and access to both consumers and potential brand abusers alike. Having brand protection that spans borders and countries is becoming ( learn more )

17.08.2020

Auditory Trademark, a Branding Tool

Every business seeks recognition through a distinctive element that would help them attain a superior position in their consumers’ mind. Such a distinctive element can take the form of a sound which can be complex, such as the sounds produced by different musical instruments, or a simple sound, such as mechanical sounds. Whether the sound ( learn more )