HTC and Apple Settle Patent Dispute

                     HTC and Apple Settle Patent Dispute

  PR Newswire

  TAIPEI, Taiwan and CUPERTINO, California, Nov. 11, 2012

- All Patent Litigation Between The Companies Dismissed

TAIPEI, Taiwanand CUPERTINO, California, Nov. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/
--HTCand Apple have reached a global settlementthat includes the dismissal
of all current lawsuits and a ten-year license agreement. The license extends
to current and future patents held by both parties. The terms of the
settlement are confidential.

"HTC is pleased to have resolved its dispute with Apple, so HTC can focus on
innovation instead of litigation," saidPeter Chou, CEO of HTC.

"We are glad to have reached a settlement with HTC," said Tim Cook, CEO of
Apple. "We will continue to stay laser focused on product innovation."

Contact: HTC Media Contacts: Asia Pacific: Maggie Cheng,,
+886910056396; or United States: The Hollenbeck Group on behalf of HTC,, +1-971-282-5611; or Apple Media Contact: Steve
Dowling, Apple,, +1-408-974-1896
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