- Samsung spared a million fine. The US Supreme Court removes the damages due to patent infringement of nearly $ 400 million by Samsung to pay Apple.
It is about the size of the amount. The court ruled that degege which infringes the patent does not necessarily have to pay the full damage.
Until this ruling, the damage was expressed as the percentage of the profit on the product that would adversely by violating the patent.
Apple repeatedly went to court after Samsung for its Galaxy smartphones would have copied the design of the iPhone.
Four years ago led to the ruling that Samsung, Apple had to pay damages of $ 1 billion. That has been reduced with this new ruling to $ 548 million.