Linked by nej_simon on Sat 11th Aug 2012 12:10 UTC
Legal "[...] tonight Apple entered into evidence in its trial with Samsung a document showing that it offered the South Korean company a licensing deal on some of its key technologies. Specifically, Apple offered to license the portfolio of patents if Samsung would pay $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet." $30-40 per device is a lot of money for some trivial features (rounded corners, slide-to-unlock etc). No wonder Samsung declined.
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RE: Tactical blunder?
by Nelson on Sat 11th Aug 2012 14:46 UTC in reply to "Tactical blunder?"
Nelson
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Apple has no obligation to be reasonable or fair in their licensing. They can charge whatever they'd like. Hell, they can flat out refuse to license at all.

They are not bound by FRAND commitments.

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