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Troutman Sanders LLP: Apple v. Samsung: Irreparable Harm and Obviousness in Preliminary Injunction Analysis

By Megan Rahman On May 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. , No. 2012-1105 (Fed. Cir. May 14, 2012) affirmed-in-part, vacated-in-part and remanded the district court's denial of a preliminary injunction awarded to Apple with respect...

Jury Awards Apple $1.05 Billion In California Patent Dispute

SAN FRANCISCO - ( Mealeys ) After three days of deliberations, a California federal jury on Friday awarded Apple Inc. $1,049,343,540 in its high-stakes lawsuit with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., deeming the software giant's patents both valid and infringed ( Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics...

Patents Post-Grant: Apple Jury Confuses Obviousness Analysis in Arriving at Record Damage Verdict?

Record Verdict Demonstrates Fallibility of Jury Trials There has been a ton of armchair quarterbacking since last Friday's one billion dollar damage verdict in the Apple/Samsung patent war. While Apple is generally regarded as a high-tech innovator, many commentators take issue with the mechanism...

Patents Post-Grant: Juror Confusion over Patent Laws to Doom Apple Samsung Verdict?

Juror Bias/Confusion Alleged in Apple Samsung War Back in August I explained that the record verdict in the now infamous Apple/Samsung patent row may have been the result of a confused jury foreman . In public statements made shortly after the verdict, the jury foreman explained to Bloomberg ( here...

California Federal Jury Awards $290 Million in Apple, Samsung Retrial

SAN FRANCISCO — (Mealey’s) In its third day of deliberations, a California federal jury on Nov. 21 awarded Apple Inc. damages of $290,456,793 for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s infringement of several smart phone patents ( Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. , No. 11-1846, N...