Apple Wants Another $707 Million from Samsung

Back in August, a jury came out in favor of Apple in a parent suit against Samsung. The Cupertino-based company was awarded $1.051 billion USD in damages for its troubles. Seven Apple patents total spanning physical and software were in question, including pinch-to-zoom and 'bounce back' (the visual effect when you scroll to the bottom of a list). However, it seems this verdict isn't enough for Apple.

Reuters reports that the Cupertino-based company has filed a court order requesting a U.S. sales ban on infringing Samsung products as well as an additional $707 million in damages on top of the billion-dollar verdict handed down in August. According to Reuters, Apple is hoping the court order will cover not only infringing products but any other products with features that closely resemble infringing features present in infringing products. Apple's court order, which was filed late on Friday, includes $400 million in damages for design infringement, $135 million for willful infringement of its utility patents, $121 million for supplemental damages based on Samsung product sales not covered in the jury's deliberation, and $50 million in prejudgment interest on damages through December 31.

Samsung has responded to the suit with a request for a brand new trial, claiming a lack of time and a complicated case prevented the South Korean company from receiving a fair trial. 

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  • bllue
    This is enough. Here's hoping Apple gets smacked with lawsuits for LTE patents and gets the iPhone5 banned in US and Europe.
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  • Anonymous
    Apple: It's not about the money!
    1 month later..
    Apple: MOAR MONAY! NOW!!
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  • j2j663
    What a shocker, Apple does nothing and wants more money for it.
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  • j2j663
    What a shocker, Apple does nothing and wants more money for it.
    31
  • bllue
    This is enough. Here's hoping Apple gets smacked with lawsuits for LTE patents and gets the iPhone5 banned in US and Europe.
    38
  • Anonymous
    Apple: It's not about the money!
    1 month later..
    Apple: MOAR MONAY! NOW!!
    34