Samsung fined a penalty of $129,000 per day over violating Apple’s patent in netherland
Apple and Samsung tug of war continues as Apple got another victory over samsung by winning a patent in Netherlands.
Samsung fined a penalty of $129,000 per day over violating Apple's patent in netherland
The Dutch court put a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy due to a patent covering a way to navigate images using a touchscreen.Galaxy products running Android 2.0 or higher will be subject to a sales ban.The patent covers the way Apple’s iOS allow users to scroll past the edge of a zoomed-in photo to see a glimpse of the next in ¬†series of images. Samsung initially used the feature in some of its Galaxy devices, but the company’s own proprietary photo gallery software replaces the feature with a blue flash illuminating the edge of an image.
The court ordered that, should Samsung continue to infringe on the patent, it would be subject to a penalty of $129,000 per day for every day it is in violation of the sales ban