Apple vs. Samsung: Three possible outcomes

“An epic patent battle involving the world’s two largest technology companies and some of the most popular gadgets on the market now rests with nine jurors in California,” David Goldman reports for CNNMoney.

“A verdict could come any time, but given the case’s complexity, few expect a decision before the middle of next wee,” Goldman reports. “No matter how the jury decides, the fight won’t be over. The companies are virtually guaranteed to appeal the rulings they lost.”

Goldman reports, “Still, it’s possible to suss out a few of the most likely outcomes and their consequences. Here are three ways it could go down.”

In the full article Goldman looks at the ramifications if:
• Apple wins outright
• Samsung wins outright
• A mixed verdict

Read more in the full article here.


  1. Dave left out the fourth possibility that a massive asteroid, undetected until the last hour, smashing into the earth, destroying all living creatures (including the jury), and leaving the final outcome unresolved forever and ever.

  2. I don’t think you’re being totally fair to the author.

    Sure, the three possible outcomes are obvious, but the author also speculates what would be the consequences of each outcome. Interesting at least for me to read.

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