Dutch Court tells Apple to pay damages to Samsung
21 Jun, 2012
A Dutch court has becomes the latest party to try and resolve one of many ongoing battles between smartphone giants Apple and Samsung, by ordering the former to pay damages to the latter.
According to the court, one of Samsung’s patents which involved tablet and phones’ connection to the internet had been infringed by rival, Apple. Currently, it is not known what figure the damages will stand at, but they are thought to be calculated taking into account Apple sales in the Netherlands.
According to the BBC, a Samsung spokesperson said: “Samsung welcomes the court’s ruling, which reaffirmed Apple’s free-riding of our technological innovation.
“In accordance with the ruling, we will seek adequate compensation for the damages Apple and its products have caused.”