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Samsung Slammed With Guilty Verdict in Huawei Patent Lawsuit

A judge in Shenzhen said Thursday that Samsung Electronics violated one of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s patents for wireless communication, and ordered Samsung to immediately stop selling all products containing the technology. Above, Huawei CEO Richard Yu, holds a Mate 10 Pro smartphone during the company's keynote event at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Photo: Visual China
A judge in Shenzhen said Thursday that Samsung Electronics violated one of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s patents for wireless communication, and ordered Samsung to immediately stop selling all products containing the technology. Above, Huawei CEO Richard Yu, holds a Mate 10 Pro smartphone during the company's keynote event at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Photo: Visual China

Smartphone giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. won a patent lawsuit in China against global leader Samsung, joining worldwide peers using legal means to protect their intellectual property.

Huawei’s filing of a lawsuit at home also reflects China’s status as the world’s largest smartphone market, as well as Beijing’s efforts to nurture development of new technologies by building a strong intellectual property protection system.

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