Apple vs Samsung Jury Verdict: Apple Wins (Does It Matter)?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The Apple vs Samsung jury verdict is in. The jury found Samsung infringed on five of six Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) patents. Samsung must pay Apple $1.05 billion, according to CNet. Some pundits think the legal case could shape smartphone and tablet innovations for years to come. But is today’s jury decision important … or is it just the start of an appeals process that could take years to play out? Legal experts have previously told CNet that the option to appeal could drag this case on for several more years. And as CNet has also noted: A separate appeals case between the two companies (IT news)