Samsung Hit For $23M In Fractus Antenna Patent Fight

Law360, New York (May 24, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A federal jury in Texas on Monday found that Samsung Electronics Co. infringed four Fractus SA patents for cell phone antenna technology, and ordered the electronics giant to pay $23 million.

Barcelona, Spain-based Fractus had asked for a royalty of 1 cent per phone, but the jury awarded the company more than 35 cents per phone, and found that Samsung had willfully infringed Fractus' patents, according to Susman Godfrey LLP, which represents Fractus.

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