Date of publication: 06.10.2019
American smartphone manufacturer charged the South Korean rival with unauthorized copying the iPhone’s and iPad’s design and hardware.
June 28, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – USA-based Apple Inc. and Samsung Group from South Korea have eventually settled the sever years long patent dispute. The judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California decided to stop all the court proceedings on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018.
The terms of the have been kept private. The lawsuit’s reference point was Apple-initiated legal proceedings dated April, 2011. American PC and laptop manufacturer charged his South Korean competitor with unauthorized copying the iPhone’s and iPad’s design and hardware.
The arised patent war had triggered about 50 court proceedings in various countries. Outside the USA. The manufacturers settled their patent rights claims outside the USA in 2014, but continued the dispute inland.
In May, 2014 Samsung was ordered by Californian court to pay Apple about $120 million as a legal settlement after being adjudged guilty for infringing two patents’ rights, while other American manufacturer’s patent claims were not admitted. The jury adjudged that Apple as well as Samsung had injured rights for one Samsung’s patent.
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