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Apple Wins $120 Million in ‘Slide-to-Unlock’ Patent Infringement Case Against Samsung

Apple Wins $120 Million in Slide-to-Unlock Patent Infringement Case Against Samsung

Apple has finally won a patent infringement case against its arch-rival Samsung in the US Supreme Court. Samsung now has to pay $120 million in damages to Apple for infringing on two patents: the slide-to-unlock gesture and the quick links patent, which turns addresses and phone numbers into interactive links.

Apple Wins $120 Million in Slide-to-Unlock Patent Infringement Case Against Samsung

This isn’t the end of Apple and Samsung’s legal battles, however. This is only the end of one case. The two still haven’t put an end to their much bigger lawsuit — the one that originally gave Apple more than a $1 billion win against Samsung, which has since been whittled down to closer to $400 million. That case returns to court in May to debate how the damages should be calculated.

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