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Tokyo high court upholds Samsung win against Apple

/ 01:18 PM June 25, 2013

An employee shows an Apple’s iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung’s Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. AFP FILE PHOTO

TOKYO — A Tokyo high court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that Samsung did not infringe on Apple’s patent for synchronizing music and data across devices.

Apple asked for 100 million yen ($ 1 million) in damages, but the Tokyo District Court ruled in Samsung’s favor last August.

The Intellectual Property High Court in Tokyo upheld that decision Tuesday.

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This appeal case is one of many legal battles between the technology giants.

The court decision comes after Apple won a separate patent infringement case against Samsung in the Tokyo District Court last week.

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