Samsung To Pay $548 Million To Apple In Ongoing Patent Dispute

Samsung has finally agreed to settle up with Apple, after losing the appellate phase of a lengthy patent trial.According to a court report filed on December 3, Samsung will pay the sum once Apple files an invoice. Payment is expected by December 14, at the latest. Apple will withdraw their motion to enforce the court’s decision.The $548 million settlement was whittled down from the initial fine of $930 million, in 2012. Samsung were found of guilt of copyright infringement on the iPhone’s design, for the control surface, bezel, and user interface, which made up $399 million of the fine. Samsung was originally sued $2.5 billion in damages by Apple for copyright infringement, in 2011.Samsung lost their on-going patent dispute against Apple last week, to the tune of $548 million USD.Patent Dispute Expected To Be A Setback For Samsung, At MostAccording to Apple, the fine “reinforces what courts around the world have already found: that Samsung willfully stole our ideas and copied ou
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