Friday, August 24, 2012

South Korean Court Says Apple and Samsung Infringed on Patents - NYTimes.com

Perhaps an important precedent, despite the bizarre fine amounts
"The Seoul Central District Court ordered Apple to stop selling the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1 and iPad 2 in South Korea, saying they infringed two of Samsung’s patents. The court also ruled that Samsung infringed one of Apple’s patents and banned sales of the Galaxy S2 and other products in South Korea.
Sales of devices recently released by Samsung and Apple, including the iPhone 4S and the Galaxy S3 smartphones, were not affected.
The court also ordered the two parties to pay monetary compensation to each other. Samsung must pay Apple about $22,000, while Apple must pay its rival about $35,000."
South Korean Court Says Apple and Samsung Infringed on Patents - NYTimes.com
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