Daily: The Apple vs. Samsung verdict will probably not stand

The big news is still Apple vs. Samsung. The lead story here from Groklaw is very interesting because it credibly identifies reasons why the jury's verdict was flawed legally and why that will give Samsung the right to appeal. The key was the lack of time the jury took to reach its verdict given the complexity of the case and the jury instructions and the blatant errors that the jury made in its findings.
The jury contradicted the instructions in reaching damage assessments that were to based only on actual damages, based on jury comments after the fact that indicated the jury's verdict was punitive in nature. Moreover, the jury awarded Apple compensation twice for points where there was no infringement and had to go back and strike these from their verdict. Finally, the Galaxy Tab was the...


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