Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's patents, awards Apple $1.05 billion in damages (updated)
A California jury has found Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's patents, resulting in damages totaling more than $1.05 billion to be awarded to Apple. The verdict is broken down as follows:
Update: Samsung was found guilty of willfully infringing on Apple's patent relating to scrollback, one for multitouch gestures, one for zooming, a design patent and a patent related to icons. The Wall Street Journal reports in its liveblog that the jury also found Samsung guilty of inducing its subsidiaries to infringe on Apple's patents.
The jury said that Samsung did not infringe on Apple's patent for tablet design. It did uphold Apple's validity for all its patents, and Samsung's validity for all its patents.
The jury has ordered that Samsung pay more than $1.05 billion in damages for the infringement. It said that Apple did not violate any of Samsung's patents and will not pay any damages to Samsung.
The verdict reading is on-going. The jury reached it around 2:35 Pacific Time.
The verdict comes hours after a South Korean court found that Apple and Samsung had infringed on each other's patents in that country. In addition to ordering monetary damages be paid, the court banned sales of the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and the first two generations of iPads, along with various Samsung products.
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