There may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the never ending court room clashes between Apple and Samsung over patent infringements. Samsung has withdrawn its requests for injunctions of Apple products in the European territories where patent wranglings have favoured them.
Why? So that you, the consumer can still have the choice to buy Apple products if you’d like! Hmm, not sure Samsung have got the hang of this competitive business thing here…
“Samsung remains committed to licensing our technologies on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms, and we strongly believe it is better when companies compete fairly in the marketplace, rather than in court,” reads a statement sent to Tech Digest.
“In this spirit, Samsung has decided to withdraw our injunction requests against Apple on the basis of our standard essential patents pending in European courts, in the interest of protecting consumer choice.”
The decision follows a ruling in the US Apple vs Samsung court case, in which Judge Judy Koh ruled against Apple’s request to ban Samsung smartphones from sale in the United States.