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Chinese tech giant Huawei won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung today, according to information released by a Chinese court.
The court ruled in the Chinese company's favor over two patents involving fourth generation phone technology, according to a notice released through the court's WeChat account and video of the trial.
The decision by the Shenzhen Intermediate Court is the latest in a series of deepening patent disputes between the Asian smartphone makers, which have filed against each other in the United States and China in recent years.
The court said it ruled in Huawei's favor after finding that Samsung "maliciously delayed negotiations" that began in July 2011 and was "obviously at fault."
Samsung said in a statement that it would "thoroughly review the court's decision and determine appropriate responses.
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