Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties

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Posted: Aug 01, 2014 4:51 PM

(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)