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CNET News Video: Apple-Samsung jury foreman shares his 'lightbulb moment'

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CNET News Video: Apple-Samsung jury foreman shares his 'lightbulb moment'

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Two jurors in the Apple v. Samsung patent case, both electrical engineers, discuss how they came to their $1 billion decision with CBS News/KPIX correspondent Don Knapp.

An eclectic mix of jurors took on the herculean task. The deciding who -- what the battle of tech titans Apple Computer and Samsung fortunately the jurors elected an electrical engineers Foreman. One who has defended his own patents. I was watching the movie but I was thinking about this and all the claims one of them in particular and that I thought to myself. I can -- and this and then I thought if I can -- in this patent and so were my own. Then I need to go back and tell my soldiers. About this it was a lightbulb moment he says that turned the case I knew if I could -- in this like it was mind that I needed to look at the others. So in that moment. One billion dollars from well yes it did it did. He adds he wanted to send a big message to other firms about infringing on patents and if you take -- calculated risk to infringe. Be prepared to pay it costs for. Another juror mechanical engineer manual analog insist. Samsung's own company emails convinced him that Samsung copied Apple's goods. Now one of the -- who say that they design various Apple designed. What's that. The difference -- between heaven and earth. So that they did they really want it to me can. Due to. To meet their product -- much as possible to look like Apple the enormity of the jury's decision hit him he told us when he was using an adding machine to tally up the award. So I was doing to calculate analysts adding an app and when that it was about 22 items their fun patents -- in the last. When I hit that equals sign to pull -- -- Alice Alice that surprised that came out -- -- number. The list one point 049. So 1000000049. Million. -- if you are. Well analyst's mind boggling to me. That we came up with that number of despite the decision it's not likely this battle has ended -- and says it will continue to fight as far as the -- -- -- The San Jose dot net -- product.

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