Jury Awards Apple $1B In Samsung Patent Battle

Law360, San Jose (August 24, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury on Friday awarded $1.049 billion in damages to Apple Inc. in its epic patent battle with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., deciding after just three days of deliberation that Samsung had willfully copied Apple's iPhone and iPad.

The nine-member jury's verdict was less than half of the $2.75 billion Apple had sought if Samsung was found to have infringed its smartphone technology and design patents. The jury awarded nothing to Samsung, which had sought $400 million in damages for counterclaims that Apple had...
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Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al


Case Number

5:11-cv-01846

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

April 15, 2011

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