In 'Main Event' Apple-Samsung Trial, Vast Damages Possible

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will square off Monday for a smartphone patent trial where the accused products are so popular and Apple is seeking such a huge amount of damages that attorneys say the outcome could dwarf the significance of a previous trial in which Apple won $930 million.

Apple claims that popular Samsung devices including the Galaxy SIII, which has sold tens of millions of units, infringe five patents covering such familiar smartphone features as autocomplete and the slide-to-unlock function. And the...
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