According to the reports, Samsung is looking for Dyson to pay them as much as $9.4 million in damages, claiming that the company had infringed upon one of their patents related to vacuum cleaner design. Actually it was back in 2013 that Dyson themselves had filed a lawsuit against Samsung over the design of the Motion Sync vacuum cleaner made by Samsung, although Dyson has since withdrawn the case against Samsung several months later. We’re not sure if Samsung’s latest lawsuit against Dyson is retaliation for the initial lawsuit filed against them, but with the report that Samsung has calculated its brand value to be around 63 trillion won and could be looking at additional damages.
Over the past couple of years, whenever Samsung is mentioned in a lawsuit, it is usually related to mobile phones and chances are . However as a reminder, Samsung deals with a multitude of products, ranging from smartphones to tablets, to home electronics such as televisions, speakers, fridges, and even vacuum cleaners. That being said, it seems that Samsung will be suing UK-based company, Dyson, over a vacuum cleaner design patent in which Samsung claims that Dyson is trying to hamper
There are dozens of patents covering cyclonic and other types of vacuum cleaners, including many filed byJames Dyson and his associates. Here are a few worth looking at if you want to study cyclonic vacuum cleaner design in more detail:
Each vacuum cleaner is designed to perform a different set of cleaning capabilities, and it is up to you to decide which works best for your needs.