Although the rivalry between apple and Samsung seems settled but this is not the case. The apple and Samsung case had been in the works since 2011, apple had filed patents for its products before launching in 2007 including Patent Nos. 5,946,647; 8,046,721; and 8,074,172, the patents at issue in this case, a touchscreen device that unlocks when the user makes contact with an “unlock image” and moves that image to a second, predefined location. Although this claim for patent might seem absurd but as proven by example in comparison Nokia had been the Cell phone World All-star making touchscreen interface and internet-enabled phones in the late nineties which all crumbled to dust when they couldn’t keep up with Apple and Samsung Rise Apple considered this feature so core to the Apple iPhone user experience that it opened the first iPhone ad with imagery illustrating the operation of this “slide to unlock” feature also apple’s had a patent for a system that detects “data structures” within text and generates links to specific actions that can be performed for each type of detected structure—for example, detecting a phone number in a text message and creating a link that would allow the user to dial the phone number or store it in an address book And a method for automatically correcting spelling errors on touchscreen devices. Reaching the year 2012 apple filed a suit against Samsung claiming that 9 of Samsung products from phone and tablets had infringed apple’s patents and the jury awarded apple a total of $119,625,000 for Samsung’s infringement of the three patents. Following the verdict, Apple filed a motion seeking a permanent injunction that would bar Samsung from, inter alia, making, using, selling, developing, advertising, or importing into the United States software or code capable of implementing the infringing features in its products. Since then apple and Samsung have been going back and forward through verdicts and appeals In 2015 Samsung got slapped by an injunction banning it from selling an older line of its products in the US plus a 500 million fine for infringement bust Samsung wasn’t going to leave itself be devoured by the verdict and appealed in front of the court which took into view in February 2016 the federal appellate court ruled in the favour of Samsung, the court rule said that Samsung will not be held liable for the fine of 120 million Dollars nor it will need to alter any of its existing designs The Court also said that Samsung did not infringe any of apples patents including data structures which turn numbers into links to be used in creating connections and slide to lock interface plus repelling the pervious judgement on the autocorrect feature Sources; Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co., Inc., No. 14-1335 (Fed. Cir. 2015)

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