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Jury restores $290 million to Apple in retrial over Samsung patent infringement

on November 22, 2013


A jury in San Jose awarded Apple(s aapl) $290 million in follow-up proceedings to last year’s “tech trial of the century” between the iPhone maker and Samsung.

The verdict, issued Thursday afternoon, comes at the end of a retrial over damages that was necessary after US District Judge Lucy Koh ruled that the original jury erred in calculating the amount Samsung owed in relation to 14 patents tied to the iPhone.

Only abut half of the $1.05 billion that the first jury awarded Apple was in dispute. In recalculating the rest, Apple had asked for $380 million while Samsung said the value it obtained from the infringement was $52 million — Thursday’s verdict is largely a victory for Apple. Samsung is still on the hook for about $600 million from the original trial.

Reports from the court note that Judge Kohn is renewing the latest figures, and could adjust them…

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