Apple, Samsung Reportedly Negotiating Deal To End IP Wars

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 7:20 PM EDT) -- Rival smartphone makers and legal adversaries Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. are in ongoing talks to resolve their acrimonious patent wars marked by hefty damages rulings and import bans, according to Friday news reports.

The companies have not indicated they are nearing a deal but have continued negotiations that have been ongoing since last year, confidential sources told The Wall Street Journal. Representatives and attorneys for both companies could not immediately be reached for comment Friday.

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