On November 21, 2013, a jury ruled that Samsung owed Apple AAPL +0% more than $290 million in additional damages in its patent infringement lawsuit. This case–one in an ongoing series of trials–brought the total awards to Apple to about $930 million.  A jury last year had already ruled that Samsung had infringed on five Apple patents related to the iPhone’s design and functionality.

But according to Apple, the real issue in the case wasn’t about money and patents. “For Apple… this case has always been about innovation and the hard work that goes into inventing products that people love,” Apple said in a statement.

My question is:  “What will Apple’s victory really mean for user interface innovation in the long run?”

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