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Research and Markets: Examine Apple's US Patent Victory over Samsung and Its Impact on Smartphone Industry with this Latest Offering

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Apple's US Patent Victory over Samsung and Its Impact on Smartphone Industry" report to their offering.

The US District Court in San Jose, California, adjudicated that Samsung infringed six of Apple's mobile device patents on August 24, 2012, and ordered Samsung to pay US$1.05 billion in damages. This is Apple's biggest victory in their lawsuits against Android platform vendors worldwide since 2010. Although this is the first trial and the ruling only takes effect in the US market, the verdict has had significant impact on the ongoing litigations between these two companies in other countries. This report examines the influence of this ruling on Samsung, and the Smartphone industries in Taiwan and the globe.

Key Topics:

Background of patent disputes between Apple and Samsung

Impact of US Court ruling on Samsung in the short- and long-run

Impact of US Court ruling on the worldwide Smartphone industry, including Android camp and Windows Phone camp; on the Taiwanese Smartphone industry including Apple's suppliers, and Android branded vendors and suppliers

Key Topics Covered:

1. Samsung Ruled to Infringe Apple Patents

2. Impact of First Trial Ruling on Samsung

3. Impact of US Court Ruling on Worldwide Smartphone Industry

4. Impact of US Court Ruling on Taiwan's Smartphone Industry


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Companies Mentioned

- Acer

- Apple

- Asus

- Google


- LG

- Microsoft

- Motorola

- Samsung

- Sony Mobile

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
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Sector: Handsets and Mobile Devices

Source: Research and Markets