31 Years of the Digest ... founded August 21, 1981
The Telecom Digest for August 27, 2012
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Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2012 10:32:19 -0400 From: Barry Margolin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: Jury Awards $1 Billion to Apple in Samsung Patent Case Message-ID: <barmar-DC8322.firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com>, Monty Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > That is not a big financial blow to Samsung, one of the world's > largest electronics companies. But the decision could essentially > force it and other smartphone makers to redesign their products to be > less Apple-like, or risk further legal defeats. Or just pay licensing fees to Apple. What I found most surprising about this case is that these companies don't have cross-licensing arrangements. I thought that was how most big companies, each having extensive portfolios of patents, avoided zillions of patent-infringement cases among themselves. Didn't Samsung also counter-sue Apple over patents on the wireless technology? Are we still waiting for the verdict on that? -- Barry Margolin, email@example.com Arlington, MA *** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***
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