The two phone giants on Wednesday notified a district court in San Jose, California, that "they have agreed to drop and settle their remaining claims and counterclaims in this matter." Judge Lucy Koh, of the Northern District of California, signed the order dismissing all suits with prejudice, which means another case can't be filed on the same claim.
The terms of the settlement are unclear.
Apple and Samsung have been fighting over the designs and functionality of their smartphones and tablets since 2011. For the companies, the long-running battle was about more than money. What was really at stake was the market for mobile devices. "
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