Apple breaks down damage claims, wants nearly $2B just from Galaxy S profits

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Yesterday, documents from the Apple v. Samsung trial brought us some eye-opening US sales figures covering hardware from both companies. A filing from Apple today makes for a good comparison to that data, with its lawyers outlining damages that specify how much of Samsung’s profits they’re entitled to from each device cited in the trial. Samsung’s profits are relevant in this case because under US patent law, a design patent owner is uniquely entitled to the infringer’s profits. All told, Apple is seeking damages in excess of $ 1.98B when you combine all Galaxy S and Galaxy S II US smartphone variants. That sum jumps to $ 2.45 billon when you factor in all hardware under dispute.

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