The agreement marks the latest collaboration among tech giants. In the past weeks, Samsung also reached deals with Google and Ericsson.
The two companies are pretty vague about the terms but take veiled shots at Apple.
Samsung will license Nokia patents for another five years, but the price on that intellectual property will be determined in arbitration.
Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.
In the second phase of a closely watched patent trial, a federal jury finds the Google handset maker in breach of contract for failing to license standard essential patents at a reasonable rate.
Apple is set to sign a licensing agreement with Universal Music Group this week, hastening the launch of its iRadio streaming service.
The company's latest blog attempts to answer some lingering questions about Office 2013 licenses.
European competition authorities have reportedly sent out a questionnaire to Google's competitors in the mobile market, asking their opinions on its behaviors.
Thorsten Heins tells a German newspaper that it's possible the new operating system might end up on third-party devices.
Thanks to Apple's legal spat with Samsung, more details are revealed in a heavily redacted copy of the Apple-HTC agreement.