Huawei has decided to strengthen its presence in the field of smartphones the acquisition of ninety patents relating to this type of device. And he bought them from BlackBerry, a company known for popularizing smartphones. These patents relate to key aspects of how smartphones work.
Huawei may be struggling to develop new smartphones, but it is gradually consolidating its independence by developing its own software. Huawei or HMS mobile services are a good example of this independence, as is the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0. This approach aims avoid any collision caused by other companies and governments
Huawei Acquired Patents Related to GPS, Screen Orientation, and Content Sharing
Despite the fact that Huawei was banned in the United States, that did not stop BlackBerry from selling the aforementioned patent portfolio. The sale included ninety out of a total of over 38,000, so the figure is very small. So they apologized to BlackBerry officials consulted by The Globe And Mail, the Canadian media that broke the news.
The sale of the ninety patents was reflected in the records of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on December 23. As BlackBerry officials confirmed, the sale of the wallet It was carried out under the regulations applied by the United States since patents are registered there. It’s not a very large number, but they relate to key aspects of how smartphones work.
Huawei has acquired patents on how to share data with other phones, they are also related to the way of presenting information on the screen depending on the orientation of the smartphone. Huawei has obtained patents applied to the geolocation of digital photos and to certain methods of transferring information between devices.
Despite the fact that the BlackBerry patents are filed in the United States, the office in that country has authorized the sale to Huawei
We do not know the amount paid by Huawei to integrate the BlackBerry patents into its portfolio. As reported in The Globe And Mail, Huawei is one of the most active multinationals in patent acquisition.
Via | Android titles