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GUEST BLOG: Apple v. Samsung: Opinions about its impact are divided

John P. Mello Jr | Aug. 28, 2012
Since the jury awarded Apple $1.05 billion on Friday in the Apple v. Samsung copyright case, there's been no shortage of analysis on the Internet about the ramifications of the verdict.

According to Mike Cherry, a Windows analyst with Directions On Microsoft in Kirkland, Washington, a more likely scenario is that the marketplace will be in such tumult that nobody will be able to benefit.

"If you look at the mobile market right now, everybody is suing everybody as a result of the [Apple-Samsung trial]," Cherry tells PCWorld. "I don't think it's going to reduce very many of those lawsuits, but it's probably going to give them more ammunition to go after others."


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