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Samsung and LG agree to cooperate on display patent matters

Top two manufacturers of panels for tablets and smartphones to cease patent hostilities

There is no doubt that the tech space has been marked by an enormous uptick in patent disputes over the last several years. Rivalries have spilled from the sales floor to the courtroom, as battles between tech giants like Apple and Google, suits from so-called patent trolls and governmental rulings, like decisions from the ITC to ban the import of certain tablets and smartphone. have grabbed headlines

So, in light of all of the animosity between and among these tech companies, it is newsworthy when word of cooperation comes down the pike. But cooperation is indeed the latest news out of South Korea, as LG Display and Samsung Display have decided to put aside their disputes and explore cooperation.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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