Apple Awarded Additional $290 Million From Samsung in Patent Trial




A San Jose jury ruled on Thursday that Samsung owes Apple an additional $290 million in damages for infringing on several of Apple's patents, according to multiple reports.

Apple was previously awarded just more than $1 billion in damages from Samsung in a closely watched patent trial last summer, but the judge in that case later ruled that some $450 million of the $1 billion was miscalculated, forcing a retrial.

The ruling is seen as a victory for Apple, which was looking for a reward of $380 million in the retrial. Samsung argued that Apple should only be entitled to $52 millionThe Associated Press notes that Samsung is expected to appeal this verdict. The two companies are also slated to have another trial in March related to newer products. Read more...

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