Ericsson and Apple reportedly have settled the patent disputes between them, including those involving standard essential patents that were pending in district courts in California and Texas as well as in the U.S. International Trade Commission. This is reported to be a 7-year agreement that involves cross-licensing as well as Apple paying royalties to Ericsson.
Microsoft and Google resolve FRAND and other patent disputes
By David Long on
Posted in Litigation
Microsoft and Google announced that they have settled there global patent disputes, including the litigation underlying the FRAND dispute that gave rise to Judge Robart’s first-of-its-kind decision on determining a FRAND royalty that was recently affirmed on appeal at the Ninth Circuit (see our July 31, 2015 post). Accordingly, the parties filed yesterday a…