The Moscow Arbitration Court ruled to prohibit the operation of the Samsung Pay payment service on the territory of the Russian Federation at the suit of the Swiss company “Squin SA” on patent infringement. Samsung and its Russian office can appeal this decision within a month from the date of its adoption, according to the documents posted in the file of arbitration cases.
Samsung Electronics Rus Company LLC is responsible for the functioning of the Samsung Rau mobile payment system on the territory of the Russian Federation and implements the method that uses the invention under the RF patent No. 2686003, including by performing actions with respect to the device, when operating (operation) of which, in accordance with its purpose, a patented method is automatically carried out, which has all the features of an invention under a patent, “says the court decision of July 27, 2021.
This patent describes an invention used to “effect an online payment using a customer’s mobile device and a merchant’s cash register system.” The document states that the fact of violation of the exclusive rights of “Squin SA” to the invention under the patent was confirmed by the materials of the case, in connection with which the court ruled to prohibit Samsung Electronics Rus Company from using products that include the payment service “Samsung Rau” …
According to the Kommersant newspaper, Samsung is studying documents related to the proceedings. “No changes are currently planned in the operational activities of Samsung,” the Korean company comments on.