After the Apple v Samsung verdict was handed down, Samsung’s official statement warned us that it’s consumers who will lose out in the end. In my opinion it will mean companies will have to try harder to innovate as opposed to copying.
The real enemy here isn’t Apple, or Samsung for that matter. The real issue is the patent system. Apple is just playing the game like everyone else is. They had certain patents and Samsung were found to be infringing them. It’s up to Samsung to either differentiate its products or work out a licensing agreement.
I don’t see everyone up in arms over the licensing agreement Samsung has with Microsoft to use the Android operating system.
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