Litigation and Competition

 

Just in case you haven’t heard – Apple won one of the largest patent damage awards in the history of intellectual property litigation. They successfully sued their rival Samsung to the tune of a billion dollars in damages.

One. Billion. Dollars.

Apple is now seeking to block the import and sale of a variety of Samsung phones in the United States. Other phone manufacturers are suing Apple in response. The whole thing is a big mess, but how did it get this way and what happens next?

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