The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Unlike Apple's clear victory in the first Apple v. Samsung trial over patent infringement, this time around the jury returned a mixed verdict. CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Shara Tibken explain why the case was about more than money.
The tech companies battled in a San Jose, Calif., court over patents. CNET breaks down what happened during the monthlong trial.
Apple and Samsung will have one hour each to present more testimony Monday, rather than wrap up evidence Friday, because of an appeals court ruling related to one of the patents at issue in the case.
Judge Lucy Koh earlier this week ruled not to institute a permanent injunction against Samsung for selling older-model smartphones found to infringe Apple patents.
Korean electronics giant sought halt to proceedings so that the Patent Office could examine a key patent's validity.
The amount requested by Apple during opening arguments in a damages retrial is less than the $450 million awarded by a jury last year. And Samsung's proposal is much lower.
A judge in March ordered a retrial to recalculate damages Samsung has to pay Apple for patent infringement. The new trial kicks off Tuesday.
The jury awarded Apple $4 million in additional damages for one version of the Galaxy S2, but lowered the amount on another variant, leaving the total unchanged.
The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.
The smartphone giants settled their patent suits outside the US. But that may mean they'll pay even more attention to Apple's home turf.