The earlier ongoing patent war between the world’s two biggest and best Smartphone companies has been upheld in the South Korean Manufacturer, Samsung’s Favor. On Tuesday, the Intellectual Property High court rejected Apple’s Appeal in Tokyo Upheld the Lower Ruling and declared that Samsung Smartphone and tablet Computers DID NOT violated the Apple’s Patent in synchronizing of Music and Video data on the devices with servers. Apple Previously was demanding a damage of ¥100 million which is a 1 million Dollar against Samsung and has already filed an Appeal which follows the ruling.
The Court Also maintained its decision and further elaborated that the Samsungs Kies update software installed in the Galaxy Series does not violate or conflicts with the Apples method of Synchronizing content between two devices or computers. Further on, the Kies Software simply recognizes file by its name and size and opposite to Apple’s Claim, it does not access any more information of the file like bit and sampling rate for distinguishing between which files to synchronize.
These two technological companies, Samsung and Apple have been in the battle of patents in court all around the world. They have fought a series of cases in Japan. The battle started in April 2011 by the Apple when it brought its Lawsuit against Samsung to the US courts. Else than Japan, the legal fight has been taken over to nine different countries including France, Germany and Australia. Hence Now the Ruling has been declared in favor of Samsung.