Samsung ordered to pay $11M to Huawei over patent infringements

The Quanzhou Intermediary Court ordered Samsung to pay CNY80 million to Huawei after infringing patents. The sum equals $11.6 million and is a compensation for using a 4G license in over 20 devices, including the Galaxy S7.

The verdict is a result of a lawsuit filed in May by Huawei in two countries – China and the United States. The Korean company responded with filing a lawsuit for infringing IP certification patents.

Huawei sought compensation for over 30 million products sold in 2016 that generated $12.7 billion revenue for the Korean conglomerate. After the court’s decision…