The jury of Silicon Valley added damages worth $290 million on the Samsung Electronics owing to Apple for copying the vital features of Apple iPhone and iPad, driving the aggregate amount the Samsung technique titan is hooked for $930 million.
The verdict has 13 previous Samsung gadgets which the jury got amongst the 26 of the Samsung devices that used the Apple patents. The jury panel rewarded Apple with $1.05 billion. But the district judge of USA, Lucy Koh went for a new trial and charged $450 stating that the jury miscalculated the amount.
Apple has demanded $380 million, arguing that the Korean company copying led to a loss in its significant sales. Samsung on the contrary stated that it owned $52because the features at controversy weren’t the reason that led people to buy Samsung rather than Apple’
Samsung said it would appeal to the verdicts
For Apple, it has been more than money and patents. The spokesperson from Apple, Kristin Huguet stated, though it is not possible to put a price tag on the value, Apple is grateful to the team of judge panel for displaying Samsung that copying costs. Even S3 comes with copied technique. The third trial is scheduled to be held in March. Samsung had $47billion in the September’s end and $247 billion in the last year’s revenue while Apple has $147 billion of cash in hand and $170.9 billion as revenue.
The juror Barry Goldman –hall stated it wasn’t about money but integrity.
While Apple states that Samsung has copied some of its important features, Samsung fights back stating that the basic Apple patents are illegal and Apple has copied Samsung’s technique. Samsung lawyer William Price argued Apple is misconstruing the breadth of its patents to include such things as basic rectangle shape of most smartphones.
Samsung demanded to stop the trial on Wednesday after the United States Patent and Trademark Office stated Apple that it was planning to illgealize the patent safeguarding the pinch to zoom spec at the judge’s deliberation. The judge asked for more briefing and declined to terminate the trial