Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties

Fri Aug 1, 2014 4:49pm EDT

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday, claiming the South Korean smartphone maker refused to make royalty payments last fall on patent licenses.

The Microsoft lawsuit, filed in a Manhattan federal court, seeks monetary recovery from Samsung but does not publicly disclose the amount in dispute. (Reporting by Dan Levine in San Francisco; Editing by David Gregorio)

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