The jury verdict in the Apple v. Samsung case is in, and it is a whopper: $1.05 billion in damages, to be paid by Samsung to Apple for violating various intellectual property rights in the iPhone and iPad. In all likelihood, the court will follow that up with an order banning several Samsung products from the U.S. marketplace. So what is this case all about?
What Are Apple’s Claims?
Apple had several different theories of infringement here, and the jury bought almost all of them, at least with regard to certain Samsung devices. Here are the theories that won Apple its case: [...]
James Gibson, Apple v. Samsung: A Primer, The Media Institute (Sept. 05, 2012), available at http://www.mediainstitute.org/IPI/2012/090512.php.