A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday night maintained a lower court’s sales restriction of some older Samsung Galaxy phones, records Re/code. It’s yet one more phase of Apple and Samsung’s globally license fight.
The order applies especially to the Galaxy SII and Galaxy Ace, but might potentially be included other Samsung gadgets located to similarly borrow on a European Apple patent.
Initially, when Apple submitted an infringement case versus Samsung and asked for the restriction in 2011, the firm had actually asked for a restriction on all Samsung gadgets. Apple did not see its request fulfilled, however, and simply viewed the Galaxy S, Galaxy SII and Galaxy Ace prohibited.
Recently Apple and Google/Motorola Flexibility concurred to a negotiation and will certainly disregard patent litigations in between both companies. As component of the agreement they will likewise collaborate “in some locations of patent reform”.
Complying with that news, it was mentioned that Samsung and Apple were in very early negotiations to settle their license contests from court as well, although some essential aristocracy repayment terms are under arrangement.