Apple (AAPL +0.2%) will get paid a royalty of $6-$8/phone from HTC, claims Sterne Agee's Shaw...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL +0.2%) will get paid a royalty of $6-$8/phone from HTC, claims Sterne Agee's Shaw Wu, citing "conversations with industry sources." If that range is accurate, it suggests a big compromise from a company recently asking for $31.14/phone from Samsung just for its design IP and 3 software patents. There's a good chance Samsung and Motorola Mobility (largely sued over the same IP) would accept similar terms if offered. Apple and Google (GOOG +0.5%) are up slightly, while HTC rose 6.9% (the maximum allowed) in Taipei. (Apple/HTC deal: I, II, III)