Apr 19, 2017

Apple settles patent case at last minute

Apple had previously described the case - involving voice recognition and data transmission inventions - as being "Frivolous". Nevada-based Unwired used to develop mobile software, when it was known as Openwave Systems, but no longer makes products of its own. Rather than purchase the technologies outright, Unwired instead agreed to share future revenues generated from the patents with the Swedish telecoms equipment-maker. The Chinese company was ordered to pay a global fee for use of Unwired's 4G patents or face a UK sales ban. Unwired previously won a case against Samsung involving 2G technologies.

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