Apple and Samsung resume settlement talks, but no deal is imminent
The Wall Street Journal, Apple and Samsung have held a series of negotiations since Apple's big win last summer. The two companies met for face-to-face negotiations in December on Samsung's home turf of Seoul, South Korea; and, although talks supposedly broke down in February, word has it that there are still negotiations ongoing in the leadup to the next showdown in court next month.According to
Heavily redacted documents from the ITC have shown that Samsung is pushing for a broad patent cross-licensing deal which would settle all litigation between the companies, and completely put an end to this war. At least from the documents, it is unclear if Apple is open to such an idea, though CEO Tim Cook has expressed interest in settling lawsuits in the past.
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