Samsung Hit With $7M Jury Verdict In Imaging Patent Row

Law360, Los Angeles (February 9, 2016, 9:29 PM EST) -- Samsung was hit with a nearly $7 million verdict by a Texas federal jury on Monday that found the smartphone giant willfully infringed at least some claims in a nonpracticing entity's two imaging patents with its devices.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. failed to prove to the jury that the claims in U.S. Patent Numbers 6,271,884 and 7,092,029 were invalid as obvious, according to a verdict posted Monday. Instead, the jury found that Samsung willfully stepped on patent owner Imperium IP Holdings Ltd.’s technology, according to the...
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