“”Some more time will be needed to fix terms of details such as royalty payments in return for using patents owned by each before reaching a full agreement,'” Kim reports. “The move comes a few days after Apple and Google agreed to dismiss all patent disputes, meaning a complete closure of the litigation that had started in 2010 with both parties bearing their own court and attorney costs. ”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The rest of the full article is a mistake (equating one Samsung SEP for which Apple’s owes $158,000 with all of Apple’s design patents for which Samsung currently owes Apple over $1 billion in damages) followed by what basically amounts to a press release from Florian Müller pushing his throughly transparent anti-Apple/pro-Samsung campaign.
Until we get corroboration from independent sources from outside of Samsungorea, take this report with a grain of salt.
Apple and Google agree to drop some old Motorola patent infringement lawsuits – May 17, 2014