U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh knocked $450.5 million off of the patent infringement verdict Apple was awarded by a jury last summer.
Samsung has already experienced the worst case scenario in going head-to-head with Apple and has been tagged with a billion-dollar verdict. The company has so little to lose now that it’s not at all surprising Samsung says it has no plans to settle like HTC.
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Hardware specs for a smaller iPad, another brewing Apple-Samsung legal battle, a courtroom loss for Apple in Japan, new iMacs, and some clarification on Apple’s new executive lineup.
A jury awarded $1.05 billion to Apple after the “tech trial of the century.” The award raises questions about the patent system and innovation — but also about why a jury was allowed to decide it in the first place.
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Samsung and Apple’s relationship post-verdict, what went on in the jury room, the ‘Apple tax,’ legal inconsistencies in Friday’s outcome, and the future of mobile innovation.
Apple is now asking for Judge Lucy Koh to prevent Samsung from continuing to sell seven Galaxy model phones and the Droid Charge after each were found to infringe at least one of Apple’s patents by a jury on Friday.
The impact of Apple’s landmark victory over Samsung in their patent trial on Friday has resulted in Apple shares hitting their highest mark yet. Here’s how some of the largest investors in Apple and Google are looking at the verdict on Monday morning.
Observers like Robert Scoble and Jeremiah Owyang said Samsung may not be a loser in its patent fight with Apple despite a $1 billion verdict to the contrary, Samsung may have come out ahead even with the court loss.
A jury ordered Samsung to pay $1.05 billion for infringing Apple’s patents. But this is just the beginning — Apple will try to bump the figure up while Samsung tries to knock it down. Here’s an easy-to-read guide to what happens next.
Samsung can easily absorb the $1 billion judgement if Friday’s jury award holds. With a $4.5 billion profit in the second quarter alone, Samsung has the cash to keep fighting. But will the larger patent issues of the verdit will impact its tremendous smartphone momentum?