Google and Apple settle smartphone patent litigation

Google's Motorola Mobility unit and Apple have agreed to settle all patent litigation between them over smartphones, ending one of the highest-profile lawsuits in technology.

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Google and Apple settle smartphone patent litigation

Google's Motorola Mobility unit and Apple have agreed to settle all patent litigation between them over smartphones, ending one of the highest-profile lawsuits in technology. In a joint statement, the companies said the settlement does not include a cross license to their respective patents.

Google's Motorola Mobility unit and Apple have agreed to settle all patent litigation. Credit: Jan-Philipp Strobel/DPA/Press Association Images

"Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas of patent reform," the statement said.

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