Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Dec 2012 14:31 UTC
Legal Lots of news about Apple vs. Samsung (and vice versa) in both the US and Europe today. In the US, judge Koh dealth two blows: one to Samsung (no retrial based on juror misconduct), the other to Apple (no permanent sales ban). In Europe, in the meantime, Samsung announced it will cease all lawsuits injunction requests against Apple... But only in Europe.
E-mail Print r 2   · Read More · 74 Comment(s)
Permalink for comment 545662
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Comment by jared_wilkes
by jared_wilkes on Tue 18th Dec 2012 15:32 UTC
Member since:

"The real reason, of course, is that Samsung's European cases against Apple weren't going all too well anyway - worse even than Apple's European cases against Samsung - so there's nothing to be gained from continuing them."

Huh... across many posts for many months, you've stated innumerable times that Apple was losing everywhere but in the U.S. Now it turns out that by "losing" you meant not losing as much as Samsung. Odd.

The real reason isn't the strength of their case. It's the threat of an EU antitrust decision. Otherwise, Samsung would be dropping injunction requests in other venues, particularly the US, besides Europe.

Reply Score: 3