Apple and Samsung End Lengthy Patent Battle

The Apple vs Samsung iPhone-copying lawsuit is finally over

Cupertino-based Apple and Samsung agreed Wednesday to settle their long-running dispute over design and utility patent-infringement allegations at the U.S. District Court of Northern California in San Jose.

However, the terms of settlement weren't disclosed, and it's unclear who's coming out on top.

"I truly hope that Apple Legal will be given the green light by Tim Cook to sue Android OEM's or Google themselves over the "Slide to Unlock" feature - because it was considered a "breakthrough" feature by Apple's executive team and Android shouldn't be able to copy it without effect". When the dust settled, Apple last month was awarded $539 million in damages, a figure far below the $1 billion sought by Apple and far above the $28 million Samsung was willing to pay.

KitGuru Says: Given that Apple and Samsung ended the rest of its legal battles in 2014, this marks the end of the ongoing conflict between the two companies.

In 2012, a Jury said that Samsung had to pay Apple over a billion dollars for copying aspects of the iPhone, but that penalty was later reduced by $450 million.

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It is the first time since 1938 that a Germany or West Germany side has not progressed beyond the first section of the tournament. They'll play the winners of group H - one of Japan , Senegal and Colombia - in Moscow on Tuesday, kick-off 7pm.

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For the latest news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS. Sweden, Mexico wins the group and advances to the second round.

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Services for Guzman-Feliz are set for Monday and Tuesday from 3 p.m.to 9 p.m.at the RG Ortiz Funeral Home on Southern Boulevard. The Inquistr reports that no one there did anything to protect the boy, nor did they immediately put in a call to the police.

"We believe deeply in the value of design, and our teams work tirelessly to create innovative products that delight our customers".

The news, which was reported first by Bloomberg, reveals that LG Display will initially supply between two to four million OLED screens to Apple, and these screens will be used in one new iPhone model in 2018, reportedly the much-rumoured 6.5-inch edition, before then being adopted in even greater number in 2019.

A tribunal in May instructed Samsung to pay Apple $539 million for transgressing on its patents.

As previously reported "FACTS", the trial began in 2011 when Apple accused Samsung that it infringed the intellectual property of the company, including patents and trademarks. It is important that we continue to protect the hard work and innovation of so many people at APPLE.

Samsung, however, claimed that the compensation should only take parts into consideration and not the entire smartphones.

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