Apple Witnesses Get Latitude In Samsung Damages Retrial

Law360, San Francisco (November 5, 2013, 8:23 PM EST) -- A California federal judge ruled Tuesday that Apple Inc. can call witnesses next week in its smartphone patent infringement damages retrial against Samsung Electronics Co. to testify about reasonable royalties, Apple’s trade dress and the development of its asserted patents, finding them relevant to Apple's damages theories.

Samsung wanted to keep Apple's witnesses from testifying on those topics, arguing that they were irrelevant to the narrow scope of the trial in which Apple must argue for the amount of damages Samsung should pay after a jury...
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