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China court dismisses Samsung's patent appeal against Huawei

IANS  |  Beijing 

A court specialising in intellectual property (IP) here has dismissed an appeal from South Korean giant that sought invalidation of China-based Technologies' patent rights on

The upheld an earlier decision by a court that banned sales of certain phone models from Samsung, Morning Post reported on Wednesday.

The previous court "had dismissed Samsung's requests on the grounds of they lacked a factual and legal basis," according to a report by Intellectual Property News -- a newspaper supervised by the (SIPO).

"has already received the verdict. believes that the resection and protection on each other's intellectual property rights can make returns on the research and development (R&D) investments, and promote the industry innovation and healthy and sustainable development of the industry," the company said in a statement.

According to a latest report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung's share in fell to 0.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with Huawei's 20 per cent.

"The court rulings have not yet impacted Samsung's Chinese sales as its latest flagship models Galaxy S9 series, and other C series and W series products, are still sold through and in China," the report added.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 10:10 IST
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