AMSTERDAM: KPN has sued Samsung in the United States because of the unauthorized use of a patented technology of the Dutch telecom company. A spokesperson for KPN confirmed this to ABM Financial News after seeing reports in the media.
According to KPN, Samsung is using technology for data transfer that the Dutch company has patented in various smartphones, including the Galaxy S4 and S5. Over the last two years the two companies have negotiated on a licensing agreement, but with no result, AD reports.
With the lawsuit KPN aims to get compensation from Samsung for the use of the technology in the past and also to ban future use of the technology, the KPN spokesperson said to ABM Financial News.