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Samsung not allowed to sell 61 models of its smartphones in Russia due to patent infringement

October 22, 2021


Samsung has found itself in a heated legal battle in Russia with a patent infringement related to its Samsung Pay service. Russian courts have ruled on the first instance that Samsung is to halt imports and sales of up to 61 models of its smartphones running Samsung Pay including its top of the line Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 over accusations that Samsung Pay violates a patent of Swiss-based mobile payments company Sqwin Sa. Samsung has appealed the decisions and is not yet legally binned to halt sales of its phones.