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Samsung Vs Ericsson: Ericsson Sues Samsung Patent Issues

Kamis, 06 Desember 20120 komentar




Samsung seems heavily attacked the patent issues. Several cases concerning patents with Apple unresolved complaints from Ericsson is now plagued with the same problem. Samsung vs. Ericsson started from Ericsson who accused has violated patent technology license agreements after talks deadlocked.

Ericsson says that the Samsung does not want to sign a license agreement pursuant Fair use of technology, Reseanable, and Non-Discriminatory (Frand). Swedish telecommunications company is registering a complaint to the U.S. courts. Precisely in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where U.S. headquarters located Ericsson. This opens a new complaint book event Samsung vs. Ericsson.

"Ericsson has tried hard and long to reach peace agreements with Samsung and signed a license agreement pursuant Frand. We turn to litigation as a last resort," said Ericsson's chief intellectual property officer Kasim Alfalahi told Reuters on Tuesday U.S. time.

There are 30,000 patents owned by Ericsson and more than 100 licensing agreements with major players of the telecommunications industry Alfalahi said. Samsung vs Ericsonns case was considered a novelty because during this, the Swedish company is always managed to reach an agreement with another large-peruahaan without have to go to court.

Increasingly Ericsson declining revenues. In the third quarter of this year, Ericsson suffered a drastic lowering pendatapan to 14%. Income from patent claims by law be one way to increase the company's revenue.

According to Reuters, Samsung will take action and legal measures to address the excessive claims of Ericsson.

"Samsung has been strongly committed to negotiating a fair and reasonable with Ericsson for the past two years, but Ericsson has demanded prohibitively high royalty rates to update the same patent portfolio," said South Korean electronics giant, Samsung.

Ericsson claims to have spent $ 5 billion on research and hundreds of patents that encourages global communication such as GSM, GPRS, and EDGE. Net income Ericsson intellectual property rights around U.S. $ 938 million in 2011. [RIC]
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