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?