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Apple Throws a Fit Over Judge’s Order

It has to disclose the terms of its deal with HTC to Samsung


The patent litigation battle between Samsung and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) continues with both sides adding ammunition to the battle.

After a judge ordered Apple to disclose the details of its recent patent licensing deal with handset-marker HTC to Samsung, Apple promptly added a number of Samsung products to the list of items its wants banned in the U.S., The Atlantic noted.

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Shares of Apple rose about 3% in Monday afternoon trading.

Apple recently ended its patent infringement fight with HTC with a licensing deal that reportedly includes payments of up to $8 per HTC device. HTC officials have disputed reports that the licensing terms are that high, but have refused to say what the company is paying Apple.

Apple has now requested the following Samsung products be banned in the U.S.:

  • Galaxy S III
  • Galaxy Tab
  • Galaxy Tab 2
  • Rugby Pro
  • Galaxy S III
  • Galaxy Note 2

A California jury ruled that Samsung had violated Apple patents in a number of its mobile devices back in August and awarded Apple damages of $1 billion. Samsung has challenged that award, accusing the jury foreman of bias.

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