The current dispute is over roughly $400 million that Samsung was ordered to pay in damages over the design patent infringement.
That's according to Apple's vice president of marketing, Greg Joswiak, who recently testified at the firm's ongoing patent trial with top rival Samsung. "Jurors must also stick to the previous judgement that Samsung copied three design patents concerning the look of the original iPhone, and two utility patents involving its pinch-to-zoom feature and bounce-back scrolling effect". Apple has disputed that while it's a much of money, "Samsung violated millions and millions and millions of times".
Retrial judge Lucy Koh who also sat in the first case has said she intends to apply a “Groundhog Day” rule
The phone is described as having two cameras, one on the front left that works in phone mode and the other at the top right so when in tablet mode they can be used like a dual camera.
In the present case, Samsung was discovered liable of encroaching three outline patents. This might be a valid point from Samsung as Apple should not ask for the profit which has been made by the phone's internal features. Samsung says the latter - and is urging the jury to limit damages to $28 million (roughly Rs. 190 crores). The glass is easily separated from the phone and doesn't cost much, Samsung has argued.
In 2011, Apple sued Samsungclaiming the South Korean company's phones, including the Galaxy S2, copied the iPhone in both physical and software design. Susan Kare, a GUI designer who was part of Apple's Macintosh design team and has since worked for Microsoft and IBM, will testify that the iPhone GUI can not be separated conceptually from the phone. In December 2016, the Supreme Court decided that the case should return to court after ruling it was unfair on Samsung to take all its profits on $3.3 billion in sales. But she's blocked Apple's argument that the phones should be viewed from the perspective of a "designer of ordinary skill in the art", saying there's no basis for importing the "person of ordinary skill in the art" to the design context.
Top Novartis lawyer steps down over Michael Cohen payments
Ehrat will be replaced starting from June 1 by Shannon Thyme Klinger, who is now Novartis's ethics, risk and compliance officer. He said the company continued to pay him because it feared litigation over a premature termination of the agreement.
Pokemon Switch reportedly stars Pikachu and Eevee
In her blog post, Rogers also talks about what the game could be like, something we're sure many gamers are wondering about. Some elements from more recent games will also be added, including the PokeRide feature from Pokemon Sun and Moon.
Watch a Tesla Model X tow a passenger airplane down a runway
As you can probably imagine, the airplane weighs much more than the Model X and exceeds its towing capacity by quite a margin. Cars are a common mode of transportation and the idea of these four-wheeled vehicles towing airplanes isn't new to the world.