Apple awarded $1.05 billion in Samsung case Apple scored a significant but not complete legal victory on Friday in
its landmark patent case against Korean rival Samsung, winning damages
of $1.049 billion plus a verdict of willful infringement on many counts.
Survey: Apple patents worth $100 per device Users of Samsung products said they would pay as much as $100 extra per
smartphone or tablet to get features covered in three Apple patents,
according to a survey done for Apple.
Court scrutinizes email from Steve Jobs Samsung’s attorneys suggested the late Steve Jobs saw an idea that could
be useful for the iPhone in a Samsung design, while Apple showed
documents suggesting Samsung adopt iPhone techniques.
Judge cracks whip during Apple v. Samsung Judge Lucy Koh (shown) admonished Apple and Samsung in front of the jury
for deluging the court with objections and other motions, shifting
practices to keep the case on track.
A look inside Apple’s kitchen table group
Industrial designer Christopher Stringer gave a
rare glimpse into Apple’s product design process in testimony at Apple’s
$2.5 billion infringement suit against Samsung.
Very interesting case. As a consumer and user of many electronic gadgets, I do like when there is some resemblance of icons, such as the Settings gear that is similar for both Samsung and Apple products. It sure makes shifting "gears" between products a lot easier.
On a side note, I fell off my chair in robust laughter reading the post about "the rest of the planet blasting ahead". Blasting ahead of companies like Apple? Really?
I really hope that Apple get severe sanctions for this kind of disgraceful circus - Severe enough to make Apple think twice before even considering law-suit farce.
I'm really happy that I don't own any Apple products because I would have to get rid of them. I'd be ashamed if I'd have anything to do with that mockery of a company. Apple has reached the pinnacle of unethical business practices and I'd be more than delighted to witness the downfall of it.
Perfect example of why American Co's are continuously becoming less competitive...sittin around talkin crap while the rest of the planet blasts ahead. Oh and Btw, here's video that to me calls BS on Apple's claims - Tons of prior Art like this - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcKqyn-gUbY