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+ - Tech firms and regulators meet at UN about patents->

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another random user (2645241) writes "Apple. Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and others tech firms meet with regulators and patent officials in Geneva to discuss changes to intellectual property laws

The event follows a flurry of lawsuits involving smartphone makers. It is set to focus on how to ensure licence rights to critical technologies are offered on "reasonable" terms

Companies are split over whether they should be allowed to ban rivals' devices if they do not agree a fee. The talks have been organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency responsible for ensuring phone-makers agree standards so that their devices can interact with each other."

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