Samsung needs to pay a huge amount of $539 million to apple for copying its features. Samsung is using Apple’s patent illegally and it is being continually using it for last 7 years.
Apple has won the case this Thursday against Samsung in federal court of San Jose, California. Samsung has been using most of the apple features and lured the customer’s to buy their phones.
Samsung may have lost reputation over this case but they earned their name as one of the leading tech giants in the world. Making a replica of attractive features has cost Apply a huge amount of money which will now be repaid to them.
The jury has summed up the loss and finalized it to total $539 million which is half less than what Apple demanded from Samsung. Initially, Samsung was betting to repay the loss of just $28 million.
The three design patents raised in the case related to the iPhone’s black screen with rounded edges, it bezels and the rows of colourful display icons.
The design was very unique and it was Apple to manufacture it flawlessly.
During the court session, it was observed that there was some uniqueness in icons but the top-notch display design is one that is the creation of one of biggest Tech giant in the world known as ‘Apple’.
Apple thanked the jury for understanding them and making the right decision based on real terms.
Apple said, “Our team took time to create such innovation and it was the hard work of every member that we are able to produce such different designs from past many years, it was more than money”.
Samsung attorney while giving their statement requested to half the repay amount and said that design feature should be considered as component features”.