Apple and Google Consider Arbitration to Reach Licensing Agreement

Posted November 16, 2012 at 8:46pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6725 views

Apple and Google are considering arbitration to reach a licensing agreement over standard essential patents, reports Bloomberg.

“Apple is also interested in resolving its dispute with Motorola completely and agrees that arbitration may be the best vehicle to resolve the parties’ dispute,” Apple said in a filing yesterday.

“We have long sought a path to resolving patent issues and we welcome the chance to build on the constructive dialogue between our companies,” Google General Counsel Kent Walker said in a Nov. 13 letter to Apple that was filed with the court. “While we prefer to seek a framework for a global (rather than piecemeal) resolution that addresses all of our patent disputes, we are committed to reaching agreement on a license for our respective standard-essential patents.”

Apple has claimed that Google/Motorola is misusing standard-essential patents to demand unreasonable royalties.

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Samsung=Shiite - November 16, 2012 at 9:04pm
Spend that 40billion and sue their asses or buy them out!
(Samsung=Shiit)=Shit - November 16, 2012 at 11:01pm
Google also has $40 billion in their bank and buy them out of what? please go read a book or something your brain is in dire need of one.
Copperhead - November 16, 2012 at 11:29pm
You are both wrong ! - Google has a capital of 212 Billion far more than your comment mentions. Also Google is not that retarded to let themselves be bought out by a rival company. Keep dreaming because that Shit will never happen in this life time.
Fleur - November 24, 2012 at 5:40am
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