According to a recent report, Apple’s Multi-Touch patent, which was granted to Apple some time ago how now been ruled invalid by the USPTO, this is one of the patents that Samsung was found to infringe, which then let to damages of over $1 billion being awarded to Apple.
The patent was invented to Apple’s late CEO, Steve Jobs, and whilst it has been ruled invalid for the moment, this of course could possibly change in the future.
There are no details as yet on what impact this patent ruling will have on the ongoing court case between Apple and Samsung, and also no details on what will happen with the $1 billion damages awarded to Apple against Samsung, as soon as we get some more information we will let you guys know.
Source Foss Patents
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