Samsung and InterDigital Strike Patent Accord
InterDigital today announced it has reached a patent licensing agreement with Samsung. The agreement, which InterDigital called "mutually beneficial," also puts to rest all pending litigation between the two companies. InterDigital is a patent assertion firm and makes money by pursuing such agreements with companies it believes is violating its intellectual property. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but InterDigital said it involved 3G, 4G and "certain future generation" wireless products. Last year, the U.S. International Trade Commission exonerated Huawei, Nokia, and ZTE of violating IntgerDigital patents.
Nokia and ZTE Cleared In InterDigital Patent Case
A court today said Nokia and ZTE did not violate patents held by InterDigital, a patent licensing firm. InterDigital had filed a case against the two phone makers with the International Trade Commission.
InterDigital's ITC Case Against ZTE Fails
The U.S. ITC today cleared ZTE of violating a phone-related patent held by InterDigital.
ZTE Cleared in Patent Case Versus Interdigital
The U.S. ITC recently upheld an earlier ruling that found ZTE innocent of violating patents held by Interdigital.
Microsoft Accuses InterDigital of Antitrust Behavior
Microsoft has filed an antitrust lawsuit against InterDigital, a patent-licensing firm, for charging exorbitant rates to license standard-essential patents. The two companies have been embroiled in patent litigation for years.