At a trial now under way in San Jose, Calif., Apple is trying to prove that Samsung illegally ripped off its distinctive iPhone design. Here's a look at how Samsung's phones have evolved over the years.
Apple is asking for billions from Samsung, but the case is unlikely to reshape the smartphone landscape.
They include a social worker, a systems engineer and a would-be video game designer
This is the most important confrontation in the "thermonuclear war" Apple CEO Steve Jobs launched against Google's Android operating system two years ago.
Both sides of the smartphone wars agree that the 25 patents granted Apple on Tuesday contain some powerful legal weapons.