Business | Samsung says court ruling against Apple a win for innovation
3D-printed Samsung and Apple logos are seen in this picture illustration on January 26, 2016.    REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
3D-printed Samsung and Apple logos are seen in this picture illustration on January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Samsung says court ruling against Apple a win for innovation

US Supreme Court threw out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean firm had to pay a $399 million penalty to Apple for copying iPhone designs.

December 7, 2016 10:20 AM (UTC+8)

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the firm’s patent lawsuit against Apple Inc was a victory for itself and “those who promote creativity, innovation and fair competition”.

The court on Tuesday sided with Samsung by throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean firm had to pay a $399 million penalty to Apple for copying iPhone designs.

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