Apple Gets Into Fight Mode Again
By refusing to halt sales of Samsung products that were at the center of the $1 billion verdict, San Jose-based U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh “made it essentially impossible for a patentee to halt a direct competitor’s deliberate and successful copying of the patentee’s innovative designs and features for use in competing products,” Apple added.
“Although individual features in complex products may be generally important, they will almost never drive consumer demand by themselves, at least not provably,” the iPhone maker said. “Consumers buy complex technological products for a whole host of reasons, often with no one reason determining the customer’s decision.”
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