Samsung Drops Injunction Against Apple Over FRAND Licensing Terms In The UK, Netherlands, Italy, France And Germany

Posted on Dec 19 2012 - 12:06am by Editorial Staff


The South Korean giant Samsung today announced that it will drop injunction requests against Apple in Germany, the UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands, The Verge reports. The company says that it dropped injunction requests Apple as it “remains committed to licensing [its] technologies on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms.”

The company provided the following statement to The Verge:

“Samsung remains committed to licensing our technologies on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms, and we strongly believe it is better when companies compete fairly in the marketplace, rather than in court. In this spirit, Samsung has decided to withdraw our injunction requests against Apple on the basis of our standard essential patents pending in European courts, in the interest of protecting consumer choice.”

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