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Chinese court orders Samsung to pay $11.6 million to Huawei over patent case: report

LiveMint logoLiveMint 06-04-2017 Sijia Jiang

Hong Kong: A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics’s Chinese subsidiaries to pay 80 million yuan ($11.60 million) to Huawei Technologies over patent infringement, said a local government-run media outlet.

Three units of Samsung Electronics, including Samsung China Investment Limited, have been ordered by the Quanzhou Intermediary Court to pay the sum for infringing a patent held by Huawei Device Co. Limited, the handset unit of China’s Huawei, the Quanzhou Evening News, a government-run newspaper, said on its website on Thursday.

When contacted, Samsung said it will respond after reviewing the court’s ruling. Huawei could not immediately be reached for comment. Reuters

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