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Apple Wants $1 Billion From Samsung at Smartphone Retrial

Apple is looking for about $1 billion (generally Rs. 6,700 crores) from Samsung in another go-round coming from a long-running cell phone patent-encroachment debate.

Members of the jury at the retrial under the watchful eye of US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, learned at the beginning that the South Korean organization encroached three of Apple’s outline licenses and two utility licenses. Their sole employment, Apple legal counselor Bill Lee stated, is to figure out what harms Apple can gather.

The fundamental inquiry for the jury is: Should Samsung need to pay harms all in all gadget or simply the parts that were encroached? Samsung says the last – and is encouraging the jury to restrain harms to $28 million (generally Rs. 190 crores).

“Claims can take quite a while,” Lee told hearers Tuesday. He requesting that they “advance back in time” to 2006 to consider flip telephones, sliders, and what other PDAs looked like before Apple’s iPhone.

Samsung made $3.3 billion (generally Rs. 22,400 crores) in income and $1 billion in benefit from a huge number of telephones that encroached Apple’s three plan licenses, Lee said. That is separated from benefits Samsung produced using encroaching two of Apple’s utility licenses, Lee said.

A $1.05 billion jury decision from 2012 has been whittled around a past retrial in 2013, alongside claims and changes. After Samsung consented to pay a few harms, the case went to the US Supreme Court in 2016 and was come back to Koh with a request to return to a $399 million segment of harms.

Without saying the Supreme Court’s decision expressly, Samsung legal counselor John Quinn underlined the room the choice manages the organization to contend harms ought to be founded on the benefits it made off the particular segments that were found to encroach Apple licenses – instead of the whole gadget.

Quinn advised members of the jury to keep up a “receptive outlook” and oppose Apple’s giving South Korean organization a role as being “soiled” in old telephone models until the point that it replicated Apple. The extent of Apple’s plan licenses “are so extremely restricted” he said.

“They’re looking for benefits on the whole telephone,” he said. In any case, Apple’s licenses “don’t cover the whole telephone,” Quinn stated, including that they are qualified just for the benefits of the encroaching segments, and “not on anything that is inside the telephone.”

The case is Apple v. Samsung Electronics Co., 11-cv-01846, US District Court, Northern District of California (San Jose).


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