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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.

 

 

15.01.2020

Why is the field of intellectual property in close connection with technology?

In today’s modern society the importance of technology is becoming crucial. People are carrying out more and more of their daily activities on electronic devices. We all know that as these technologies evolve, the devices are increasingly present in many areas of our lives. Example of these changes can be observed in products such as ( learn more )

10.01.2020

Pirated online content against the new Swiss copyright law

As of recently, Switzerland is trying to sort all of their copyrighting problems out by bringing intellectual property protection into the digital era. This initiative aims to promote the elimination of the country from a list of copyright protection watchlist in the United States. This new adopted law is focused on hosting providers with the ( learn more )

19.12.2019

Intellectual Property Assets – Christmas Edition

At Christmas we are all wrapped up in our best thoughts, intending on making good deeds. We forget – for a few moments – about the little worries in life, taking a step back to analyse the year that will end soon. We encounter interesting IP trivia each year. One example is represented by carols ( learn more )