Apple Says Any Knowledge About Juror Bias Is Irrelevant

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Friday scoffed at Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s demand that Apple disclose what it knew about alleged bias by the jury foreman in the patent case between the companies, telling a California court that any information it might have is irrelevant to Samsung's bid for a new trial.

After the jury ruled that Samsung infringed Apple's patents and ordered it to pay $1 billion, Samsung moved for a new trial, arguing that foreman Velvin Hogan engaged in misconduct. He had been sued in 1993 by his...
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