South Korea Court Says Samsung, Apple Infringed Each Other’s Patents

A South Korea court on Friday delivered a split decision in its piece of the global legal battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics over mobile computing patents.

A three-judge panel in Seoul Central District Court said Apple infringed two Samsung technology patents, while Samsung violated one of Apple’s patents. The court awarded small damages to both companies and said they must halt sales of the infringing products in South Korea.

None of the banned products are the latest models of Samsung or Apple devices.

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