Yota Devices PocketBook allowed to produce covers for smartphones with E-ink-display




The Russian company Yota Devices intended to prohibit the sale of a Russian electronic PocketBook covers for smartphones. Appropriate suit manufacturer YotaPhone filed June 20, 2014 the Moscow Arbitration Court. Today it was announced that the companies have reached an agreement: Yota Devices issued by the company PocketBook license to manufacture cases for smartphones c e-ink-display.


Yota Devices demanded a ban on the sale to Russia of electronic covers for smartphones, which have a screen to “electronic ink”. According to Yota Devices, accessory infringe the patent of the company to develop the device with two displays, one of which is working on technology “electronic ink” and can be used to read e-books. According to the document, Yota Devices has a unique right to produce such devices.


Yota Devices filed a claim with the manufacturer covers PocketBook smartphone Samsung Galaxy S4. Similar cases for iPhone 6 release of Popslate and InkCase . Their accessories are made in the form of a durable case and are also equipped with the optional display, based on the technology of E-Ink.

February 3, according to Rbc , the dispute was resolved with the PocketBook. Now the latter received the right to issue covers the display based on e-ink technology licensed Yota Devices. This means that part of the profit is the third largest global manufacturer of electronic books Pocketbook will be forced to transfer Yota Devices. Cover the cost of one CoverReader, which is the subject of the dispute is 3490 rubles.


Yota Devices develops mobile device for seven years – initially for a network WiMax, later in the networks of fourth generation LTE. Internationally known company acquired in 2012, when presented the first Russian smartphone with a dual-screen (touch and black-and-white based on electronic ink). YotaPhone second generation was fully touch control.

Yota Devices previously talked about developing a smartphone YotaPhone 3 and tablet with two screens . Exact specifications are yet to be announced.

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