Samsung files redacted copy of Apple-HTC deal in US court
(REUTERS) - Lawyers for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd filed a redacted copy of a 10-year patent licensing agreement struck by Apple Inc with Taiwan's HTC Corp in a court of the United States late on Wednesday following a judge's order.
The Korean electronics giant had earlier filed a motion to compel Apple - with whom it is waging a bitter legal battle over mobile patents across several countries - to reveal details of a settlement that was reached with HTC on Nov 10 but which have been kept under wraps.
The court last month ordered Apple to disclose to Samsung details of the legal settlement that the iPhone maker reached with HTC, including terms of the 10-year patents licensing agreement.
In August, Apple won a US$1.05 billion (S$1.28 billion) verdict against Samsung after a US jury found that certain Samsung gadgets violated Apple's software and design patents.