Samsung to Pay $1.05 billion in total damages to Apple
Samsung is now not in a good mood after being beaten by apple in their patent war. The jury ruled in favor of Cupertino on a number of key claims and awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages. Samsung, meanwhile, lost its patent claims and was not awarded any damages.
The jury decided that a number of Apple design and utility patents of it’s devices were infringed by Galaxy SII. Samsung prevailed on some of the devices in question, but it lost on many more.
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According to live blogs conducted by CNET and The Verge, the jury found that Samsung willfully infringed on five of six Apple patents in question, and awarded $1.05 billion in total damages. The phones in question are Samsung Epic 4G, Captivate, Galaxy S II, Indulge, the Vibrant, and more.
Jurors have debated the decision for several days and made their verdict around 5 p.m. Eastern time Friday.