Samsung Loses $120million Patent Battle to Apple
After years of sparring in the courts, Apple has once and for all claimed victory over Samsung to the count of $120 million in a patent battle between the two multinationals,
The Supreme Court said on Monday that it wouldn’t hear an appeal of the patent infringement case, first decided in 2014, which has been bouncing through appeals courts in the years since.
The Patent battle revolved around Apple’s famous slide-to-unlock patent and, among others, its less-famous quick links patent, which covered software that automatically turned information like a phone number into a tappable link. Samsung was found to have infringed both patents.
The ruling on the patent battle was overturned almost two years later, and then reinstated once again less than a year after that. From there, Samsung appealed to the Supreme Court, which is where the case met its end