Samsung's JK Shin says the company won't settle with Apple like HTC, see you in court
posted by Daniel P. / Nov 14, 2012, 6:59 AM
Samsung has been determined liable for north of $1 billion by a US jury in the tech trial of the decade with Apple, and Cupertino intends to ask for even more. The Koreans are appealing the decision, though, and the next hearing is scheduled for December 6, so this story is far from over yet.
UK, Japan and the Netherlands already, but the eventual monetary damage from those is negligible in comparison with what Samsung has to pay if it settles, hence we are gearing up for the next leg in this trial saga.Apple has suffered setbacks in the patent fight in the
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Haha Samsung is back and more eager to kick Apple's a-s in the courtroom!
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 7:02 AM 31
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That's the spirit Sammy!!!! Give Apple the middle-fingered wave! Then double-down and take their market share....
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 9:58 AM 8
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Although I'm using HTC... I have to say that Samsung has guts... So go Samsung go and crush that little fruit :p
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 7:14 AM 12
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Samsung will not pay 276 million $ .!!! They will pay 1.05 billion (at least) and they will beat HTC...again!
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 7:16 AM 2
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Wait for the LTE lawsuit, about 100.000.000 Apple units will be proven a rip-off of that patent.
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 7:28 AM 9
The iPhone and iPad both use Qualcomm LTE chips. Qualcomm and LG are the major players in LTE patents, and Samsung and Apple are both still in the single digits, percentage-wise, with respect to LTE patents. Samsung would be barking up the wrong tree on LTE patent lawsuits.
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 9:03 AM 0
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I like how everyone assumes that HTC is paying Apple but no one knows the deal be hide it so for all we know that they could be paying nothing. I mean think about it this came after iPhone 5 released and it was said that they as going to sue them for the use of LTE I would think that HTC LTE patents is probably the strongest out of all of them and I think that apple didn't wanna deal with that. That's why I think this deal came. But those are my thoughts and its just an opinion . No-one knows what deal went down but if i had to guess this goes in Favor of HTC because of the timing.
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 8:16 AM 1
They are paying $276 million up front to Apple, and $6-$8 per handset. It's no secret.http://mashable.com/2012/11/14
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 9:06 AM 2
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I don't really care much about HTC when they choose to side with the enemy by lending their patents to fight against other Android OEMs that are doing battle with apple. HTC is a sellout and will die a traitor!
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 11:12 AM 2
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They would not have survived financially if they didn't. Apple doesn't want to pursue them anymore as they are already down. Apple will now point all their guns at Samsung. At least HTC will survive to fight another day. Hopefully Samsung and Google can do the job.
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 1:09 PM 0
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That's incorrect. If you click the link in the article you're referring to, it says that $6-8 per handset figures out to the $276 million figure. Here's the link referrenced in the Mashable article you postedhttp://mashable.com/2012/11/12
So you see, they're not paying $276 million AND $6-8, but the $276 million will come from the $6-8 per handset, assuming HTC sells 30-35 million handsets next year.
Reading comprehension, apparently a lost art.
posted on Nov 14, 2012, 9:21 AM 3
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