Samsung v Apple: English High Court decision — three Samsung patents invalid
Mr Justice Floyd has given two judgments in the case of Samsung Electronics v Apple Retail UK and others, concerning three patents owned by Samsung that were alleged to be infringed by Apple’s 3G devices, including models of iPhone and iPad. Mr Justice Floyd found all three Samsung patents to be invalid on the basis that they were not entitled to the priority dates claimed.
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