(London Evening Standard) After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a US jury has decided that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad.
The jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple 1.05 billion US dollars (£664 million). An appeal is expected.
Apple filed its patent infringement lawsuit in April 2011 and engaged legions of the country's highest-paid patent lawyers to demand 2.5 billion US dollars (£1.58bn) from its top smartphone competitor. Samsung Electronics fired back with its own lawsuit seeking 399 million US dollars (£252 million).
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