A federal jury finds that Apple infringed on patents owned by licensing firm Smartflash that are tied to digital rights management, data storage and payment systems.
Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.
Microsoft says the companies have settled a contract dispute over Android patent-licensing but offers no specifics about the terms.
Apple has sued Ericsson, arguing that the Swedish company is charging too much on royalties that are not "essential" to industry cellular standards.
The device described in the patent would use flexible materials for the display, housing, circuit boards and batteries.
At the 2015 International CES, Toyota hopes to usher in the age of hydrogen fuel cell cars by giving other companies royalty-free access to 5,680 patents.
At CES 2015, Toyota announced it would make 5,680 patents related to fuel cell drive systems available as a means to help other automakers build fuel cell cars.
The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.
Nvidia and Samsung have accused each other of infringing patents used in mobile devices, with Nvidia first filing suit against Samsung and chipmaker Qualcomm in September.
The Chinese handset maker has supposedly been served with an injunction and will be unable to import or sell its smartphones until infringement issues with Ericsson are resolved.