After a dramatic trial and only three days of deliberations by jurors, Apple has emerged victorious in its 1.05 billion dollar patent infringement suit against Samsung. Apple’s victory is a victory for every inventor and innovator. If Apple didn’t win, it would have been a huge blow to the notion of patent protection. As a patented inventor, I am thrilled that Apple went after a copycat and successfully defended its intellectual property. On the flip side, it can’t be denied that Samsung offers extraordinary, and in some cases technologically superior, alternatives to iDevices. There is a good chance that a judge will rule that Samsung has to stop selling some of these products, which will slow innovation and will ensure that consumers have fewer high-end devices to choose from until someone comes up with an innovative device that isn’t too similar to an iPhone or iPad. It’s not over yet though – it is very likely that Samsung will file an appeal
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 27, 2012
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).