Brian J. Love

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Late last week, a San Jose jury awarded Apple Inc. $1.05 billion in damages for patent infringement, a huge win for Apple in its worldwide patent fight with smartphone manufacturers that, like Samsung, sell devices equipped with Google’s Android operating system.

The award, the third largest in the history of U.S. patent litigation, will likely cruise into first place next month when U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh decides what additional amount Apple should receive from Samsung based on the jury’s finding that much of the infringement was “willful.”

But even without that enhancement, which could add another $2 billion to Samsung’s tab, the jury’s $1 billion-plus verdict breaks down to just under $48 for each of the roughly 22 million infringing phones sold by Samsung.…  Seguir leyendo »