Apple and Samsung decided to end the patent war, which lasted for seven years and cost the parties not one hundred million dollars. This is indicated by court documents, but details of the agreement are not disclosed. The beginning of the epic confrontation gave Apple, which accused Samsung of copying the look of the iPhone, as well as some software functions.
Throughout the time, courts have made decisions about payments to Apple, their size has reached a billion dollars. In response, the Korean corporation filed appeals, demanding from Apple to moderate the ardor.
In Apple, they emphasize that the main driving force behind the litigation was not so much money as the company’s desire to prove its case. “Apple launched the revolution of mobile devices, and Samsung brazenly copied the results of the long and hard work that we intend to protect,” the company noted.