The world’s top smartphone rivals have been in court over patents since 2011, when Apple filed a lawsuit alleging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets “slavishly” copied its products.
If the verdict is upheld on appeal, Samsung will be required to make an additional payment to Apple of nearly $140 million.
Why did Apple sue Samsung?
The court ruled that Samsung violated one of Apple’s utility patents, over the so-called “bounce-back” effect in iOS, and that Apple was in violation of two of Samsung’s wireless patents. Apple’s claims that Samsung copied the designs of the iPhone and iPad were deemed invalid.
Did Apple win the lawsuit against Samsung?
Share All sharing options for: Apple wins $539 million from Samsung in latest chapter of ongoing patent trial. The latest twist in the ongoing, seven-year-old smartphone patent trial between Apple and Samsung awards the iPhone maker a final verdict of $539 million in damages, according to Bloomberg.
What ideas did Samsung steal from Apple?
Apple says Samsung stole key elements of the iPhone’s design. Samsung Electronics Co. must pay Apple Inc. $539 million for infringing patents related to the iPhone’s design, a federal jury found Thursday, a new victory for Apple in a seven-year-old legal battle over the spoils of the smartphone market’s boom.
How much did Samsung pay Apple for copyright infringement?
Samsung has to pay Apple $539 million in patent infringement case. A jury has ordered Samsung to pay Apple $539 million for allegedly copying its patented smartphone features. Both companies have been in court since 2011, but a retrial over how much Samsung should pay ended last week.