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Samsung Asked To Pay 539 Million USD For Copying Parts Of IPhone:- A jury decided that Samsung must pay 539 million USD for Apple for illegally copying some of the features. The verdict has been out after the legal battle between Apple and Samsung started in 2011. There have been several speculations that Samsung infringed on some of Apple’s patents. Another jury in 2012 convened that Samsung should pay 1.05 billion USD. But it is the US District Judge Lucy Koh reduced that amount to $548 million.
The issue went on to Supreme Court in 2016 and the apex court took time to re-examine things. The profits of Samsung have been analyzed after they concluded that Samsung copied the features of Apple. Even though 539 million USD is nothing much, Apple has a victory in the crucial battle. Apple expressed gratitude to the jury for agreeing “that Samsung should pay for copying our products".