Apple Seeks Boost To Samsung's $1B Patent 'Wrist Slap'

Law360, San Francisco (December 6, 2012, 11:15 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. urged a California federal judge Thursday to permanently ban Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s patent-infringing gadgets and add $535 million to the damages its smartphone rival must pay, calling the $1.05 billion awarded by a jury in August “a slap on the wrist.”

Samsung's attorneys fired back during Thursday's hearing, asking for a new trial and a reduction in damages, and calling Apple's relentless legal maneuvering a “thermonuclear war” aimed at competing in courts instead of in the market. Samsung also said it would be...
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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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