Samsung, Apple Spar Over New Patent Trial’s Damages Test

Law360, San Jose (October 12, 2017, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Apple Inc. fought in California federal court Thursday over what test a jury should use to calculate damages if a judge grants Samsung’s bid for a new trial in a $400 million smartphone patent war between the tech giants, with Apple backing its own four-step test and Samsung arguing for something simpler.

At the start of a hearing on Samsung’s motion for a new trial, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh asked the parties to make their best arguments for what test...
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