Samsung reaches US Supreme Court seeking Apple patent infringement review

    For three years now, Samsung has been contesting a court ruling over patent infringement on Apple technology. On August 13, the US Federal Court of Appeals refused to review the decision that Samsung should pay compensation for Apple's patent infringement, Reuters reported . Now it became known that on Wednesday, Samsung appealed to the US Supreme Court. About it writes The Verge.

    On May 18, a U.S. court reviewed a decision on a dispute between Apple and Samsung in 2012. According to the court, such details of the appearance of the smartphone as a rectangular shape, rounded corners, a black border and a smooth transparent surface are not the subject of a patent dispute. Therefore, the amount of compensation that Samsung was supposed to pay was reduced by $ 382 million.

    The trial began in 2011. In 2012, Samsung was ordered to pay compensation in the amount of a billion dollars. After the first appeal filed by the company, it was decided to reduce the compensation to $ 930 million, recalls The Verge.

    Last year, companies jointly decided to end patent litigation outside the United States. Thus, litigation ceased in Australia, Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, France, South Korea and Japan. Nevertheless, proceedings continued in the United States.

    The subject of the dispute is still several other patents related to the design and technology that Samsung allegedly took over.

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