Actions Samsung have failed from - for defeats in patent fight with AppleActions of South Korean company Samsung Electronics during the first hours the auctions at the Seoul stock exchange have lost in cost more than 7 %. This largest falling of quotations Samsung with 2008ã., transfers Bi - bi - si. Experts explain so essential depreciation of actions by defeat of the Korean giant in patent war with Apple.
On Friday, on August, 24th, the Federal court of California has decided that Samsung has broken a number of patents of company Apple and has obliged the South Korean company to pay to the American competitor 1,05 mlrd indemnification dollars.
the court recognised that at creation of some products the South Korean company illegally used such technologies Apple as bounce - back, (the picture jumps aside back during the moment when the user scrolls it up to the end) and pinch - to - zoom (possibility to increase a picture movement of two fingers on the screen). Also the court has considered that Samsung deliberately copied design of the devices with iPhone and iPad. The court has not found fault Apple in infringement of patents Samsung.
representatives Samsung have declared that the judgement will strike not only on the South Korean company, but also on the American consumer. “ at it the choice will be worse. In the market it will be presented less innovations, and the prices will increase “ - has declared a press - secretary Samsung of the World Young, having added that this process is not last word in legal opposition of the companies. It has reminded that trial of patent dispute proceeds in courts of the several countries.
as experts mark, the decision of federal court of California - the extremely successful outcome for company Apple which already is one of leaders in the market of smart phones and tablet computers. He creates precedent which in the future will allow Apple to bring an action against other manufacturers of the mobile devices using platform Android.
Earlier the court of the Central area of Seoul recognised both companies as guilty of infringement of patents, having forbidden them to sell a number of devices, including iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 (Apple) and smart phone Galaxy 2 (Samsung).