[Chugalug] Apple Patent rejected

William Wade willm.wade at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 20:11:54 UTC 2012


I wonder how it works with the damages from the trial if Apple's request to
reconsider fails. (Or the reconsideration fails).

The damages were broken down per "infraction" so would Samsung have to take
Apple to court to get their money back?


On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Just read a note on the Washington Post website that the US Patent office
> has rejected a "key" patent (pinch to zoom) that was one of the patents at
> issue in the trial this past summer between Apple and Samsung...
>
> Apple patent rejected: The U.S. Patent and Trademark office said Wednesday
> that it has rejected the ?pinch-to-zoom? patent. The technology covered by
> that patent was one of those at issue in the summer trial between Apple and
> Samsung. Samsung was ordered to pay Apple more than $1 billion in damages
> for violating that patent and five others.
>
> The Washington Post reported that Apple is expected to ask the office to
> reconsider that decision.
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