Apple's win over Samsung is not as patent as it seems

The tech giant's recent court victory is not the death blow that it originally appeared to be, writes Dick O'Brien

8th September, 2012
Banned in the USA: Samsung's Galaxy S2.

Samsung is one of Apple's biggest rivals in the smartphone market. Its highly-specced phones, running the Android operating system, were some of Apple's earliest competitors and continue to be one of the pre-eminent Android brands.

Away from the retail shelves, the two giants are locked in a very different and potentially more significant battle. Across multiple jurisdictions, Apple has been fighting a long-running legal battle over its allegations that Samsung had infringed some of its...

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