Hong Kong — China's Huawei Technologies and South Korea's Samsung Electronics have agreed to settle a two-year old patent dispute in the US, court documents show. The two companies filed a joint motion to a US appeals court on Tuesday to pause court proceedings over their intellectual property disputes because they have entered into a settlement agreement on February 25. The world's two largest makers of Android smartphones have been fighting in courts in the US and in China since 2016, with Huawei alleging that Samsung had used its cellular communications technology without authorisation and had unreasonably delayed entering into a licensing agreement. Samsung had denied the allegations and accused Huawei of seeking "grossly" inflated licensing fees, countersuing Huawei in the US. The joint filing on Tuesday did not give a reason for their intended settlement. It asked for a 30-day stay after which the two companies expect to finalise a settlement where Huawei would drop an appeal ...

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