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Topic # 108166 25-Aug-2012 11:01 Send private message

Samsung is getting nailed... live update as it happens on the Verge


http://live.theverge.com/apple-samsung-verdict-live/

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  Reply # 676740 25-Aug-2012 11:10 Send private message

Sure, 1 billion, 51 million 855 thousand US dollars damages. But now comes the other way around...





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  Reply # 676741 25-Aug-2012 11:11 Send private message

Damages to Samsung from Apple: ZERO.






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  Reply # 676742 25-Aug-2012 11:16 Send private message

Gulity 

Both decisions for Apple.

1 billion, 51 million 855 thousand dollars


Samsung balance sheet looks around US$136 million 


This is going to hurt possibly terminal.

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  Reply # 676752 25-Aug-2012 11:20 Send private message

samsung can easily afford that






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  Reply # 676753 25-Aug-2012 11:22 Send private message

Sure can pay that. But
  • How does it affect this year's bottom line?
  • How much are they going to spend now changing their products to comply/not use patents?
 




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  Reply # 676754 25-Aug-2012 11:24 Send private message

cant help feeling that if the same case was held in Korea there would be an entirely different outcome

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  Reply # 676756 25-Aug-2012 11:26 Send private message

Does this mean anything outside the US however? Can a US trial verdict result in the changes in sales of tablets and phones in other countries?

Or in other words should I be quickly running out to get my S3 before they cant be sold anymore?




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  Reply # 676757 25-Aug-2012 11:30 Send private message

richms: Or in other words should I be quickly running out to get my S3 before they cant be sold anymore?


yes you should!

can samsung appeal?





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  Reply # 676758 25-Aug-2012 11:36 Send private message

It's not just Samsung that is affected by this ruling. Other Android OEM's will be just as worried specially about the pinch to zoom and bounce back scrolling patent.




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  Reply # 676762 25-Aug-2012 12:02 Send private message

I dont think there was ever any doubt that a US jury would not rule in favour of a US company versus a Korean company.

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  Reply # 676770 25-Aug-2012 12:25 Send private message

If I read that right the infringements are on specific devices in which there are a lot of err similarities

The S3 isn't in the equation is it?

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  Reply # 676787 25-Aug-2012 13:03 Send private message

Samsung surely had it coming. Check out:

http://samsungcopiesapple.tumblr.com



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  Reply # 676791 25-Aug-2012 13:08 Send private message

It will be tied up in appeals for years.

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  Reply # 676792 25-Aug-2012 13:08 Send private message

kiwitrc: I dont think there was ever any doubt that a US jury would not rule in favour of a US company versus a Korean company.


Pretty much

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Reply # 676794 25-Aug-2012 13:11 Send private message

khull: Samsung surely had it coming. Check out:

http://samsungcopiesapple.tumblr.com


OMG! Apple iPhone in black and white. Samsung Galaxy in black and white. Here is the missing evidence!





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