Connect with us

Phone News

Apple Wins $120 Million Verdict Against Samsung in Patent Infringement Case

Published

on

Apple & Samsung are like arch rivals and it can also be stated that one makes other better with competition. But when one copies another’s idea it isn’t pretty at all, as it always ends up in a hectic lawsuit. That will be unhealthy for both parties, but it has to happen and it will happen. Which is why Apple has been fighting Samsung about the patents of Slide-to-unlock as well as autocorrect.

The Apple Vs Samsung case that has been going on since April 2011 has now a new verdict during the second trial. The case that has been going on since half decade saw ruled in favour of South Korean giant earlier in February. A three-judge appeals panel stripped away Apple’s win by quoting that one patent wasn’t infringed, while other two were said to be invalid.

Huawei files case against Samsung in Chinese Court seeking Compensation

This time around Apple got the full court to bring up their case back. What looked like a solid defence win for Samsung has suddenly slipped away during the second litigation in Apple Vs Samsung case. It happened due to an opinion issued earlier today by the full US Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit. Samsung, unfortunately, didn’t win a single ally even with three judges who sided them.

Restoring Apple’s win entirely on an 8-3 vote ruling, it is said by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that three-judge panel was wrong to throw out the $120 million verdict in February. Do make a note that court order trial judge to consider increasing the judgement on any intentional infringement by Samsung.

This decision came in a time when less than a week ago the U.S. Supreme Court considering another case that Cupertino giant has filed against South Korean handset maker. That case is going to be argued in Washington on Tuesday. It is focussed in how much Samsung should choke out for copying the patented iPhone’s designs from Apple. Together these cases are the remainder of the global legal battle between world’s largest tech companies.

To jog up your memory, in the case Apple won back the verdict, they filed that Samsung infringed patents for the Slide-to-unlock feature, autocorrect and detection of phone numbers. The biggest part of the award money, $98.7 million was for the detection patent, which earlier panel said wasn’t infringed. Two remaining patents were said to be invalid in the decision by three-judge panel happened in February this year.

The option released by the full court that is said to be written by Judge Kimberly Moore said to completely rejected the earlier findings. Saying that the reversal of nearly a dozen jury fact findings by three-judge panel went too far. It involved infringement, prior art, copying and other things that matter. Duly note that only three judges from original panel dissented, as they were holding that Samsung should win it.

Continue Reading
Comments

Recommended Video

Connect on Facebook

Top 5

Top 53 months ago

Top Features of the Vivo V7 Plus Smartphone

Vivo has finally unveiled the all-new selfie-centric smartphone dubbed Vivo V7 Plus in India. Though it is the successor to V5...

Top 54 months ago

Top 5 Best Performing Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 You Can Buy in August 2017

2017 has been an amazing year for smartphones. We have seen some really great smartphones launching this year so far...

Top 56 months ago

Top 5 Features of the Panasonic Eluga Ray Smartphone

Panasonic launched the new Eluga Ray smartphone here in India a couple of weeks back. This is yet another offering...

Top 51 year ago

Top 3 Smartphones from UMi you should take a look at

UMi is a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company that has launched a couple of smartphones previously. The smartphone manufactured by the...

Top 51 year ago

Fix Top 5 Pokemon Go Problems like Server Issues, GPS error, Battery Drain

Pokémon Go by Niantic began rolling out to players across the globe, and like all any other new game release,...

Top 51 year ago

Top 5 Features of Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro & On7 Pro Smartphones

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung, has been doing pretty good job with the budget smartphone lineup. They have introduced...

iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery
Top 51 year ago

5 Tips to Make your Smartphone Battery Last till the End of the Day

Smartphones are the most useful piece of gadget that we own, which helps us get our jobs done easily. We...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features
Top 52 years ago

5 Most Important Features of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung fans must be in awe this year, as they’ve got to see two new flagship devices within the span...

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has launched the much-anticipated smartphone ‘Galaxy Note 5‘ with not much improvements over specifications, but you can find the...

Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 – Most Important features of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the biggest announcement by Samsung Mobiles in New York. The features of the device are pretty...


Trending