HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics’s Chinese subsidiaries to pay 80 million yuan ($11.60 million) to Huawei Technologies over patent infringement, said a local government-run media outlet.
Three units of Samsung Electronics, including Samsung China Investment Limited, have been ordered by the Quanzhou Intermediary Court to pay the sum for infringing a patent held by Huawei Device Co. Limited, the handset unit of China’s Huawei, the Quanzhou Evening News, a government-run newspaper, said on its website on Thursday.
When contacted, Samsung said it will respond after reviewing the court’s ruling. Huawei could not immediately be reached for comment.
($1 = 6.8992 Chinese yuan renminbi)
Reporting by Sijia Jiang; Additional reporting by Se Young Lee in SEOUL; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman