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HTC licensing agreement with Apple leads to good expectations for 2013!

HTC licensing agreement with Apple leads to good expectations for 2013!

Back in November HTC licensing agreement with AppleĀ ended the 32 months intellectual property battle with Apple, started in March 2010. The two companies have signed a 10-year license agreement that covers all current, pending and future patents of the two companies. It is estimated that HTC pays Apple between $6 and $8 for every Android smartphone HTC sells. HTC has the right to use Apple patents but with an anti-cloning provision witch protects Apples products distinguishability. The settlement saves HTC from one of the biggest threats to the stock, eliminating the possibility of HTC being shut out of the U.S. ...

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