• Samsung and Apple's years-long legal dispute over patents is getting a retrial

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Ours is a volatile and rapidly changing world, but apparently one of the few things we can count on for stability is that Apple and Samsung will seemingly always be fighting a legal battle over Samsung's infringements of Apple's smartphone design patents. The trial has been in the works since 2011 , and it originally seemed settled after Samsung's lawyers managed to get the original $1 billion fine dropped down to $399 million. But, following a successful appeal in December, now even that figure is in doubt. US District Court Judge Lucy Koh, who's been handling the case for years, ruled on...
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  • Apple and Samsung to square off in court again to determine damages owed to Apple

    Apple and Samsung to square off in court again to determine damages owed to Apple

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    If you were a PhoneArena reader back in 2012, seeing the name of Judge Lucy Koh in this story should bring back memories of that epic Samsung v. Apple patent infringement suit. On Sunday, Judge Koh signed an order that requires Samsung and Apple to square off in district court to determine how much Samsung owes its rival for infringing on a trio of patents. This comes after a Supreme Court ruling last year changed the way damages are computed in a patent infringement suit.
    In the past, a monetary award in a patent infringement case was computed by looking at the profits earned by the...
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