USA: Samsung will pay $ 548 million to Apple in the Patent Case
The South Korean group Samsung has agreed to pay $ 548 million to US rival Apple in the case of patent violations between them for several years, we have learned from a judicial source.
The South Korean group Samsung has agreed to pay $ 548 million to US rival Apple in the case of patent violations between them for several years, did was learned judicial source.
Samsung said in a document sent to the Justice that he would pay the money granted by Justice in Apple but that it reserved the right to recover the fine was so varied or reversed on appeal or if his paternity on these patents was recognized.
Apple, however, stated in that document that it was not in agreement with Samsung on this point.
A California court had granted a partial victory in September at Apple and Samsung in this case was found in the obligation to pay or take the case to the Supreme Court of the United States.
The $ 548 million, however only half of what Apple initially requested in 2012 and do not respond to the question of who will pay the costs of the US Justice group, which according to some sources would reach $ 1.8 million.
Apple also asked the court to add additional damage to other patents that were not considered in the original judgment.
The two giants of consumer electronics had decided last year in a gesture of appeasement to abandon all legal proceedings for patent infringement outside the United States.