Apple-Samsung Damages Redux Kicks off in Silicon Valley

The lawsuit will be about what damages Apple can extract from sales of Samsung smartphones

After the latest retrial, Samsung, Apple and Intel are scheduled to stand together in the United States trade watchdog FTC's suit against Qualcomm for the latter's alleged attempt to charge its customers for patented technology that it did not actually use. In its opinion, lower courts should not always consider that the end product is the "relevant article of manufacture" in patent infringement cases. Apple was initially granted $1.05bn (£772m) in 2012 after a jury found the South Korean firm had encroached a few of the iPhone's developments.

Samsung will argue Apple is only entitled to profits for "selling something of that shape, and not for the profits for selling the functionality that goes inside the shape", Risch said.

A plan patent is a 25-year enrolled imposing business model right, which portrays another, unique and decorative outline for a made question. Apple told jurors that Samsung should hand over all the profit it made on four devices that were heavily inspired by the iPhone.

Samsung Electronics Co is trying again to chip away at Apple Inc's long-ago $1 billion victory in their legal fight over smartphone technology - by disassembling the iPhone. Samsung argues, however, that it should pay up just $28 million.

Quinn parried those accusations, saying Samsung's sales soared not due to iPhone's "minor design elements" but because the company employed the Google Android operating systems on its phones and struck more favorable deals with cellphone carriers. Samsung is now urging the jury to minimize the demanded damage recovery sum as much as possible.

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The eight-year-old suit has reached the damages phase and representatives from the two tech giants have been in court this week making their case to jurors over the final value Samsung should pay. Since then, both the companies have been accusing each other of copying designing features.

Apple asserts that its the entire phone, while Samsung says the definition could be restricted to components.

Accordingly, the California jury will, in any case, need to figure out what was the "important article of make" for this situation - the entire encroaching cell phones or only a portion of their parts.

Instead, the judges unanimously decided that an award could be based exclusively on the value of the components involved. Apple is arguing that not only should Samsung pay the entire $399 million (which applies specifically to the two patents mentioned above) but the original $1 billion because "article of manufacture" consists of the whole phone.

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