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Apple says it would pay $1 per Apple iPhone to Motorola to license FRAND patents

0. phoneArena 31 Oct 2012, 19:07 posted on

Attorneys representing Apple have told a U.S. District Court in Wisconsin that the Cupertino based tech titan would be willing to pay up to $1 per iPhone for the right to license some standards-essential patents; if the court orders Apple to pay more than $1, the company says it will fight...

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posted on 01 Nov 2012, 17:57

73. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

Like the iPhone 5 was innovative....:/

Innovation can only go so far. At some point companies will hit a wall. Technology will hit a wall. If an innovation means a worse user experience, dont add it.

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 14:39 1

74. dragonstkdgirl (Posts: 144; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)

You may be my favorite commenter on this site, Sniggly.

Just felt I should let you know :o)

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 20:20

75. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 16352; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)

That would not be ok. Samsung copied many ideas from Apple especially in their earlier phones.

posted on 04 Nov 2012, 16:33

80. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

Dude, you are just an idiot. No nice way to say it. You and taco probably share a room in his mom's basement, even if you aren't one and the same.......

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 19:35 1

14. theBankRobber (Posts: 682; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)

I'd say go for it ONLY IF, YES ONLY IF Apple stops the BS slide to unlock crap.

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 19:44 4

16. zackh121556 (Posts: 101; Member since: 01 Feb 2012)

I would rather they py 1.05 Billion. ;-)

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 19:48 6

17. toiletcleaner (Posts: 224; Member since: 10 Oct 2012)

i would like to see apple paying what he is asking samsung for rectangular patent.
Apple. this is not McDonald and his dollar menu

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 20:26 4

26. chemhaz (Posts: 161; Member since: 04 May 2012)

Apple is certainly losing popularity on all fronts , keep it up, even your customers are seeing how you play dirty and deliver Jack S#it to the industry.

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 20:30 6

27. lyndon420 (Posts: 4844; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

Frand should include rectangles with rounded corners. Has apple forgotten that Motorola has been making phones forever and helped pioneer the industry long before apple thought they owned the world? If apple can get awarded over a billion dollars for something stupid, then they should pay through the nose for tech that makes their phones functional.

Also...has apple ever gleefully licenced any of their 'tech' to anyone for just a dollar per phone?

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 22:28 2

44. JunkCreek (Posts: 407; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

and yet, they Apple will likely ask for $100 for the patent if they owned the patent.

Apple, you're a p¡ss off sh¡t!

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 17:02

71. Stuntman (Posts: 836; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)

Apple doesn't get to set the rate and then threaten with legal action if Apple doesn't get its way.

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