Apple ordered to pay Samsung damages in Dutch patent case

Wednesday 20 June 2012 | 16:39 CET | News
A Dutch court ordered Apple to pay damages to Samsung Electronics over a patent violation, Reuters reports. The court in The Hague ruled Apple had violated a Samsung patent used in some of Apple's phones and tablet computers to connect to the internet, and said damages should be based on certain iPhone and iPad sales in the Netherlands. The violation applies to iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4 and iPad 1 and 2. Damages should be based on Dutch sales figures since 04 August 2010, which the court said was the date when Apple could have known it was violating Samsung's patent. A Samsung spokeswoman said

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Samsung
Countries: Netherlands / World
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