Apple: Samsung owes us ‘billions’ in damages


Philip Elmer-DeWitt is a senior editor at Fortune.

FORTUNE -- In a motion filed in California federal court Monday, Apple (aapl) accused Samsung of not only stealing its intellectual property, but using courtroom delaying tactics to steal more of the iPhone's market share.

FOSS Patent's Florian Mueller has the money quote:

"While the parties have been readying the case for trial Samsung has vaulted into first place in worldwide sales of smartphones, with massive sales of its copycat products (link provided). Samsung's infringement of Apple's intellectual property has already resulted in damages that reach billions of dollars. [...] It is critical to Apple to start trial on July 30, to put an end to Samsung's continuing infringement."

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