If Apple thinks Google's Android infringes its mobile tech, the two should go head-to-head, jury members in the Apple v. Samsung trial say.
The jury awarded Apple $4 million in additional damages for one version of the Galaxy S2, but lowered the amount on another variant, leaving the total unchanged.
The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?
The decision marks the end of a patent-infringement trial between the two mobile phone giants. Tune back to CNET for more details.
Unlike Apple's clear victory in the first Apple v. Samsung trial over patent infringement, this time around the jury returned a mixed verdict. CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Shara Tibken explain why the case was about more than money.
The eight-person jury aks for evidence to address four questions about what the leaders of Apple and Samsung were thinking. Judge Lucy Koh shoots down the request.
Samsung argues it didn't copy Apple's patents because Google created the tech first -- says it doesn't "owe Apple a nickel," let alone the $2.2 billion in damages Apple is seeking.
Closing arguments in the patent-infringement case between the world's two largest smartphone makers will take place Tuesday. Then it's up to the eight-person jury in the San Jose, Calif. federal court to decide who prevails.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
A jury in San Francisco has decided that Samsung should pay Apple US$290 million in damages for its patent infringement, bringing the total award from Korea to Cupertino to around US$930 million.