San José – Samsung
must pay to his rival Apple
because of patent infringements 119.6 million dollars – converted 86.2 million euros. Some devices of the South Korea niches of electronics group infringed two
Apple patents, the jury of a court judged in the Californian San José. Apple had accused the Smartphone market leader Samsung of the infringement of five patents and had demanded compensation at the rate of 2.2 milliard dollars.
Samsung rejected the accusations. The South Koreans demanded for their part a good six million dollars of Apple for infringement of two patents. However, awarded Samsung on Friday got only 158,400 dollars for the of a camera patent.
It is the second patent process of both enterprises in California. In the first one the sworn Apple had awarded about one milliard dollars of compensation in August, 2012. At that time, however, one lasting sales ban aimed by Apple on Samsung mobile phones was not covered. The appeal proceedings are still pending.
The procedures in California are a part of a worldwide patent war of both smartphone treacly weights. Both enterprises cover themselves mutually with complaints. Because the Californian procedures run in Apples mother country and it is about milliard demands, they stand under special observation of the public.