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Apple vs. Samsung Summary of Legal Lockup

 

Apple Inc. of the U.S. and Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea are embroiled in legal battles in 10 nations over intellectual property, spanning dozens of cases. Here are details of some of the bigger legal fights:

— In the U.S., Apple scored a major victory on Aug. 24 when a jury found Samsung had "willfully" copied Apple's iPhone and iPad, and awarded Apple $1 billion in damages. Apple is now requesting eight Samsung products be banned from the U.S. market. A hearing was rescheduled for Dec. 6.

— In South Korea, the court on Aug. 24 dismissed Apple's claim that Samsung copied the look and feel of the iPhone and the iPad in a ruling widely seen as a victory for Samsung. Still, the judges issued bans on some Samsung and Apple products. It found that Apple illegally used Samsung's wireless technology while Samsung violated Apple's patent related to the way mobile devices notify users when an image reaches to the end.

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Mitt Romney Accepts Republican Nomination

Romney Speech

 

TAMPA—Mitt Romney accepted the Republican presidential nomination by making an appeal to Americans disappointed in President Barack Obama's tenure in the White House, arguing he can usher in the change Obama promised in 2008 but has failed to deliver.

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