Samsung has withdrawn one of its lawsuits against Apple – with the Korean giant suggesting it is 'streamlining legal proceedings'.
The litigation between phonemakers over various patents and innovations has reached a dizzying scale, but aside from keeping several law firms in business, the sheer amounts of money mean that this kind of thing is treated very seriously.
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This is by no means the end of litigation between Samsung and Apple – and the dropping of one particular legal pursuit is to apparently pursue a counter-claim in an earlier suit.
Nam Ki Yung, a spokesman for Samsung told Bloomberg that "[we] will continue to actively defend and protect our intellectual property."
Apple – as you would expect – has not commented on the situation.