Apple Asks For $2.5B For Patent Claim And Damages From Samsung
Things have been finally sorted out between Apple and Samsung. The court documents state that the techno giant Apple has a strong stand and is seeking to recover 2.5 Billion US Dollars towards damages for the patent infringement, Also $30 per device. According to Florian Mueller, Apple pitches Samsung’s infringement costs at $500 million in lost profits, and further $25M in “reasonable royalty damages.”
Major damages relate to design patents and entitled approximately $24 per samsung’s device violating Apple’s design patent and trade dress rights. Apple feels that Samsung has made over two billion dollars, hence the claimed total amount being $2.525 billion. Apple also alleges that Samsung has been “unjustly enriched” by further, although that specific amount isn’t revealed. Mr Florian Mueller is a specialist in intellectual property cases and many of the continual court battle have been commentated on by him. The trial will begin on 30th of July. Keep watching this space for more.