Apple and Samsung are currently embroiled in what can only be described as a bitter legal battle against one another over alleged patent infringements. We had heard in the past how Apple and Samsung had attempted to reach a settlement but failed to do so, but it seems that in the wake of the Apple and Motorola settlement, a report by the Korea Times has suggested that Apple and Samsung could be resuming their settlement talks outside of the courts.
As it stands, the talks are apparently about royalty payments and possible cross-licensing in order to avoid future lawsuits, although the bigger picture here is for both companies to ultimately dismiss lawsuits against each other once and for all, much like what Apple and Motorola have agreed to do recently.
Like we said previously, both Samsung and Apple have attempted settlement talks in the past, but neither side could come to an agreement, so we’re not sure what it could be this time round that will allow both companies to finally see eye to eye. So far Apple has managed to settle up with other Android OEMs, such as HTC where they entered into a 10-year cross-licensing deal.
Naturally neither company has come forward to confirm that the talks are indeed happening, but we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled, so hopefully this time it will work out. What do you guys think? Could we finally be seeing an end to the legal battle between Apple and Samsung?
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