Apple-Samsung Jurors May Rely On Instinct Instead Of Law

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 10:07 PM EDT) -- With jury deliberations beginning Wednesday in the epic patent dispute between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., attorneys said jurors may base their verdict more on gut instinct than on the complex legal standards outlined in 109 pages of jury instructions.

After three weeks of testimony, the nine-member jury was instructed for over two hours Tuesday on the nuances of utility and design patents, trade dress, breach of contract and antitrust law before starting to consider whether Apple and Samsung infringed each other's smartphone intellectual...
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