Samsung decides damages of $ 548 million to pay Apple




Samsung is Apple agreed that the Korean company compensation totaling $ 548 176 477 for patent infringement with smartphones making. However, Samsung reserves the right to demand repayment.

Samsung promises to make the million amount within ten days of receipt of a claim by Apple on this. This would the money on December 14 on behalf of the company from Cupertino may be, notice Foss Patents. The companies have a joint statement about the payment made to the California District Court.

However, Samsung claims to have the right to reimbursement as forthcoming rulings give cause. Apple denies that Samsung has this right. The compensation goes back to the Samsung in 2012 lost lawsuit over infringement of various software and design patents of Apple. This concerned, among other things, the ‘bounce-back effect of a smartphone interface by scrolling to the bottom of a page. It also concerned the patents for the movements pinch-to-zoom and tap-to-zoom.

Samsung was initially sentenced to pay damages of more than a billion dollars, but this was in a later sentence halved. Between Apple and Samsung are still several lawsuits over patent infringement.


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