About a month after the defeat in a patent lawsuit against Samsung in Japan, Apple has now filed an appeal against the judgment. As Bloomberg reported, hopes the iPhone maker, that the District Court in Tokyo revised its decision in late August. It had rejected Apple’s allegations that Samsung infringed with its smartphones and tablets Apple’s patents.
The ruling by Judge Tamotsu Shoji was a major victory for Samsung after the heavy defeat in California’s patent process a few days earlier. A jury in San Jose, Samsung had ordered to pay damages in the amount of $ 1.05 billion to Apple, and being threatened with a ban on sales of a number of Samsung devices in the U.S..
On 6 December there will be a hearing on the proposed sale of Apple’s ban on eight Samsung Smarthones. Then Samsung will also get the opportunity to present his case for the lifting of the jury verdict.
The process in Tokia Apple had filed in August last year. It accused Samsung, with its Galaxy S and S II smartphones, as well as the Galaxy Tab 7 against rights around the synchronization of music and video between devices and servers notices.
Apple generated in the last quarter of 5.7 per cent of its revenue in Japan. Samsung has not separated from his numbers in Japan, but could the same period, 12 percent of its sales achieved in Asian countries outside of Korea and China.
Due to the worldwide legal battles that have previously assumed that unsettled, Apple should think about his chip to end partnership with Samsung . Instead, it will refer future processors for its devices from TSMC. A senior official of indeterminate from Samsung has now confirmed that the relationship between Apple and Samsung is facing disaster.