Samsung To Limit SEP Injunctions To End EU Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. pledged to the European Commission on Wednesday that it will seek injunctions based on its standard-essential patents only under certain conditions for five years, in an effort to end an antitrust investigation into the company's use of patents against rival Apple Inc.

The commission said it was seeking comments from Samsung's competitors before deciding whether the proposal resolves concerns raised in an investigation that began in December into whether Samsung's use of essential wireless patents amounted to an anti-competitive abuse of its...
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