Samsung cdemned to pay $ 539 milli to Apple Retrial

The latest trial of Samsung c. Apple has ended this afterno after the jury decided that Samsung had to pay Apple $ 539 milli for violating Apple's design patents with five Android devices sold between 2010 and 2011, reports CNET

A total of $ 533,316,606 was awarded to Apple for Samsung's violati of three design patents, while the remaining $ 5,325,050 milli related to Samsung's violati of two US patents. # 39; utility of Apple.

Samsung and Apple were back in court for damages after Samsung appealed to the Supreme Court and declared the initial award of $ 399 milli after several appeals was disproportiate amount.

The Supreme Court ordered the US Court of Appeals to recsider the quantum of damages, which led to today's victory for Apple.

The central questi of the new trial was whether the damages should be based the total value of the iPhone or whether Samsung's charges should be based solely the copied iPhone's items.

Apple argued that its payment should be based the full value of the iPhone, while Samsung argued that it should pay a lesser amount. They are looking for profits the entire phe, "said Samsung's lawyer, John Quinn," Apple's design patents do not cover the entire phe. They are entitled to profits ly the compents [infringing] not the entire phe. "

Apple asked the jury to award $ 1 billi in damages, while Samsung asked the jury to limit the damages to $ 28 milli. Unfortunately …

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