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Samsung sued by Ericsson over refusal to renew FRAND patents

0. phoneArena posted on 28 Nov 2012, 12:47

Swedish based Ericsson is taking Korean based Samsung to court for refusing to renew a licensing agreement over standards-essential patents; since the license has expired, Samsung has sold hundreds of millions of what Ericsson calls "unlicensed cellular handsets"...

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posted on 28 Nov 2012, 14:54 1

21. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

be careful........cause it might be "true" words :)

posted on 28 Nov 2012, 20:19 2

28. Amiya (Posts: 11; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)

ss sued by apple, lg now by ericsson .

posted on 28 Nov 2012, 21:13 1

30. rudlie (Posts: 205; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

samsung sued apple with the patents from ericsson? what a embarassing. pay it samsung, don't tell us you are big company if you unable to pay ericsson. even samsung infringed FRAND patent, what a embarassing

posted on 30 Nov 2012, 03:47 1

34. argiriano (Posts: 3; Member since: 30 Nov 2012)

Why there is so many people that didin`t make the difference between SonyEricsson and Ericsson?
Ericsson is one of the leaders of phone industry as a whole, they choose to comeback to be just network equipment company and they are a leading one. Ericsson have on of the strongest patent portfolio in 2G, 3G, and 4G, and will become even stronger when LTE Advanced will be deployed as they are one of it`s inventors. Big part of theirs 2G patents are considered ESENTIAL, that`s why Samsung don`t have a chance in this case.

Did you ever ask yourselves why the hell Apple didn`t sue SonyEricsson or Sony 'till today...? Well the truth is, that Apple have to pay Ericsson before presenting iPhone to the world. ;) It`s called patents and Apple knows that very well, so cross-licensing working well for now, but how far after the split we shall see.

If that`s not enough Ericsson didn`t just make equipment, they inventing... just like Bluetooth a couple of years ago, at this year CES they presented the next step of comunication between devices when using your body as a connector for doing that.

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