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.
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 happened between Apple and Samsung?
Apple and Samsung settled a seven-year legal fight on Wednesday, ending the most prominent case in a series of lawsuits over smartphone patents over the last decade. The companies did not disclose the settlement amount. A jury in May ordered Samsung to pay Apple $539 million for infringing on its patents.
Is Apple made by Samsung?
Apple neither makes nor assembles the iPhone you use for your daily business needs. Samsung has the chip factories necessary to make the custom circuits used in the iPhone; in addition, it can produce the large quantities of the parts Apple requires.
What patent Did Samsung steal from Apple?
TrippMickle. 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.