Jury awards Apple $290 million in patent infringement case against Samsung

By Shawn Knight ยท 10 replies
Nov 21, 2013
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  1. Apple on Thursday was awarded $290 million in patent damages from Samsung by a federal jury. The judgment brings the total that Apple is owed to more than $900 million in the case which includes a separate verdict from last year.

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  2. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,596   +257

    Would be funny if they paid them in nickles...
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  3. Acespaces

    Acespaces TS Member Posts: 85   +12

    Definitely would be funny if they did pay them in nickels but sadly that story is from a fake news sight known for comedy and memes.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,729   +3,703

    Pay them in Bitcoins, just before the value plummets. Or better yet pay them in these.
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    They should pay Apple with Samsung stock options ;)
  6. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,485   +45

    Meanwhile samsung delivered the money owed in coined change.
  7. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,596   +257

  8. Another nail in the coffin of innovation! The jury obviously consisted of Apple fanboys who just want to prevent Samsung's innovation! Samsung did not steal Apple's ideas and concepts, they INNOVATED them. They defined a new meaning for innovation. Like Microsoft before them, when they innovated Windows' features from Apple's operating system.
  9. Again this proves nothing and still does nothing. Samsung still has never paid anything to Apple and likely never will. Samsung and Apple earlier this year signed a deal worth one billion dollars, the same amount as the lawsuit from last year.

    These lawsuits by and from each other doesn't do anything to either. They will just work it all out in deals no matter the verdict. Neither has or will ever be affected by any would be jury.
  10. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    You're right. Apple will keep the courts busy for years arguing against Samsung with Samsung countering with appeals and trying to get the USPTO to strike the patents which are broad in scope. And it's looking like the U.S. Patent Office might agree with Samsung and invalidate Apple key patent in this case.
  11. Seriously? This is still news? Jobs is dead, too bad his ridiculous patents didn't die with him. Oh well, corporations continue to battle over controlling the world.

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