View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Software
September 24, 2012

Apple seeks additional $700m Samsung damages

iPhone maker also wants to ban all Samsung devices that infringe patents

By CBR Staff Writer

iPhone maker Apple has sought for a court order to permanently ban sales of Samsung products in the US that infringe its patents. The company has also demanded an additional $707m in damages.

In a response to Apple’s move, Samsung has requested a new trial.

Apple’s demand is in addition to its $1.05bn victory over Samsung on 24 August 2012, which confirmed that Samsung’s products infringed Apple’s patents.

Both smartphone makers are involved in patent wars in about 10 countries globally in a bid to achieve the top position in the growing mobile market.

Apple in its filing said: "Samsung has reaped extraordinary rewards from its wrongful sale of iPhone and iPad clones by taking market share, revenues, and profits from Apple."

The iPhone maker’s filings for additional $707m in damages from Samsung include $400m for infringing its design, $135m for wilfully infringing its utility patents, $121m in additional damages as per sales of Samsung’s product that were not included in the jury’s consideration and $50m of prejudgment interest on damages through 31 December 2011.

Samsung in its filings said that the Court’s constraints on trial time, witnesses and exhibits were unprecedented for a patent case of this complexity and magnitude, and prevented Samsung from presenting a full and fair case in response to Apple’s many claims.

Content from our partners
Unlocking growth through hybrid cloud: 5 key takeaways
How businesses can safeguard themselves on the cyber frontline
How hackers’ tactics are evolving in an increasingly complex landscape

"Samsung therefore respectfully requests that the Court grant a new trial enabling adequate time and even-handed treatment of the parties," Samsung said.

South Korea-based Samsung has also revealed its plans to add Apple’s new iPhone 5 to the current ongoing US patent lawsuits.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.