Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. are unlikely to resolve their worldwide fight over mobile device patents in court-ordered talks that started today between their chief executive officers, said lawyers following the case.
Apple Inc., trying to regain lost smartphone market share from Samsung Electronics Co., may push to add unreleased Samsung mobile products to a permanent U.S. sales ban it’s seeking after winning a $1.05 billion verdict.
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., having waged their patent battle on four continents, are now on a collision course in California with little prospect of a settlement before a jury trial set to begin this week.
Samsung Electronics Co. wants $6.2 million from Apple Inc. for copying its technology, a figure an intellectual property expert said is meant to make the $2 billion sought by the iPhone maker over its own smartphone patents look excessive.
The jurors who will decide the outcome of the intellectual-property trial between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. must answer more than 600 questions simply to get to the end of their verdict form.