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Samsung ordered to pay $120 million in damages to Apple

Apple's $2 billion lawsuit against Samsung ends with the Galaxy maker ordered to pay just $120 million in damages

Anthony Garreffa | May 3, 2014 at 5:25 am CDT (0 mins, 41 secs time to read)

It feels like so long ago now, but Apple claimed that Samsung had violated multiple of its patents, claiming that the South Korean giant owed it $2 billion in damages. The lawsuit is now over, with the jury finding:

Samsung ordered to pay $120 million in damages to Apple | TweakTown.com
  • Samsung is guilty of violating patent 5,946,647 (the autocorrect text entry patent) with all devices named in this suit.
  • Samsung was found not guilty of violating the 6.847.959 patent (Apple's Spotlight search).
  • Samsung was found not guilty of violating the 7,761,414 patent (data synchronization patent).
  • Samsung was found guilty of violating the 8,046,721 patent (slide-to-unlock) on some devices named, but not all.

The jury ruled that Samsung is to pay Apple $119.6 million in damages, with Apple found to be violating one of two of Samsung's counterclaims, fining the iPhone giant a whopping $158,400.

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 11:44 am CDT

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