Korean Court Vindicates Apple In Patent Feud With Samsung

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 1:51 PM EST) -- Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday reportedly lost its South Korean lawsuit claiming that certain models of archrival Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPad infringed three of its patents, in the latest blow to the Seoul-based smartphone maker.

A Seoul Central District Court judge ruled that Apple did not violate two of its patents related to short message services in smartphones and tablet computers, finding that the technology could easily be developed from other inventions, according to the Associated Press. Judge Shim Woo-yong also said one patent wasn’t...
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