Judge Lucy Koh has reduced the $1B fine Samsung is supposed to pay Apple to $599M, due to an earlier miscalculation by the jury.
A Tokyo District Court has just rejected Samsung’s patent claims against Apple in a recent court ruling which involved the use of 3G wireless technology in certain models of the iPhone.
We are all aware of the $1 billion verdict in Apple’s favor, and the subsequent request by Apple to have those Samsung products in question banned. There was also a lesser-discussed matter regarding search technology pertaining to Siri.
A U.S. appeals court has just issued a brief order basically telling Apple to take a hike after it tried to request for a revival of last year’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus sales ban as part of an ongoing patent dispute.
Judge Koh has ruled in favor of Samsung once again, stating that their patent infringement was unintentional. What does this mean for Samsung?
A few weeks ago HTC and Apple surprised the tech-loving crowds by announcing an unexpected settlement that put an end to the legal quarrel between the two, a fight that was largely won by the iPhone maker at the time.
Earlier today we told you that Samsung faces a fine of up to $15 billion in Europe and now we hear there’s even more bad news for the South Korean Android maker coming from the ITC.
A few days ago we learned that Samsung has withdrawn its FRAND patent-based cases against Apple in Europe, but also that the European commission will still investigate the company’s use of standard essential 3G patents in such lawsuits against competitors.
The patent battle between smartphone and tablet makers has come to a whole new dimension with the display divisions of large companies suing each other on the basis of patent infringements.
Samsung strikes back – a Korean news portal reported today that “Samsung Electronics has brought a lawsuit against Apple in a court in South Korea over its ‘Notification Center’ patent infringement.”