Bose and Beats make nice and settle dispute over headphone patents

Apple's Beats and Bose have agreed to settle a headphone patent dispute. The disagreement comes over noise canceling tech inside Beats headphones that Bose claims infringed their patents. Bose started legal proceedings in June of this year, but that appears to all be over now.

A court document filed on Friday revealed that both sides have agreed to dismiss the case and bear their own costs and legal fees. Both companies have asked the International Trade Commission to suspend their investigation into the dispute. Bose originally wanted to block the import of Beats' products from China.

As of right now you can buy Bose products in Apple Stores, it'll be interesting to see if that remains the case after this little spat and now that Apple is in the headphone game with Beats. Your thoughts?

Source: Reuters

Sam Sabri