Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties

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A visitor walks past a Microsoft booth at a computer software expo in Beijing, June 2, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

A visitor walks past a Microsoft booth at a computer software expo in Beijing, June 2, 2010.

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REUTERS - Microsoft Corp sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday, claiming the South Korean smartphone maker refused to make royalty payments last fall on patent licenses.

The Microsoft lawsuit, filed in a Manhattan federal court, seeks monetary recovery from Samsung but does not publicly disclose the amount in dispute.

(Reporting by Dan Levine in San Francisco; Editing by David Gregorio)

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