Jury Recalculates Damages in Apple vs. Samsung Trial, Leaves Award the Same

A federal jury has recalculated damages awarded in the Apple vs. Samsung case but left the amount Samsung owes Apple basically the same, reports Re/code.

The jury had previously awarded $119.6 million in damages to Apple and $158,400 in damages to Samsung; however, they were asked to reconsider one product and one patent for which they found infringement but didn't award damages.

It took the jury a little over two hours to reallocate its damages award. The panel raised the amount owed for some products, but lowered the amount for others, basically leaving things where they stood initially. Both sides are expected to appeal various parts of the case, including the verdict.

Apple issued the following statement on the verdict:

“We are grateful to the jury and the court for their service,” Apple told Re/code. “Today’s ruling reinforces what courts around the world have already found: That Samsung willfully stole our ideas and copied our products. We are fighting to defend the hard work that goes into beloved products like the iPhone, which our employees devote their lives to designing and delivering for our customers.”

Samsung said:

“We agree with the jury’s decision to reject Apple’s grossly exaggerated damages claim. Although we are disappointed by the finding of infringement, we are vindicated that for the second time in the U.S., Apple has been found to infringe Samsung’s patents. It is our long history of innovation and commitment to consumer choice, that has driven us to become the leader in the mobile industry today.”

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