Apple and Samsung’s legal battles have spanned across many countries around the world, and so far both companies have won some and lost some. In the US, however, it looks like Apple might have won, and it seems that over in Tokyo, things aren’t going that well either for Samsung.
According to a recent ruling by Tokyo’s District Court, they have ruled that Apple did not infringe upon Samsung’s data communications patents and will not have to pay Samsung any damages. The lawsuit had originally targeted Apple’s iPad 2, iPhone 4, and the iPhone 4S.
Naturally Samsung isn’t too pleased about this and has since released a statement expressing their disappointment. “We are disappointed by the court’s decision. Upon a thorough review of the ruling, we will determine which measures to take, including an appeal.”
For those who haven’t been following the news, Apple and Samsung have been engaged in a legal battle that has taken place over the past few years. Both companies have accused each other of infringing upon the other’s patents. Their fights have taken place around the world, such as in Germany, the Netherlands, Korea, and of course the US.
Both companies have recently attempted to meet up for settlement talks that would put an end to this litigation once and for all but according to reports, the settlement talks had fallen through due to terms and conditions that both companies could not agree upon. We’re not sure when this legal battle between the two tech giants will come to an end, but safe to say many have grown tired of it by now.