“I’ve served my share of jury duty on cases ranging from personal injury to homicide, but I’ve never sat on a case as long or complicated as Apple’s multi-billion dollar patent infringement suit against Samsung,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“So I asked several expert jury watchers to speculate about what the seven men and two women in the jury room are doing right now, and when we might expect them to deliver a verdict,” P.E.D. reports. “The jurors have probably already selected a foreperson, says Christopher Carani, a design law expert at Chicago-based McAndrews, Held & Malloy, but they still have a long way to go. ‘While the weekend is fast approaching and jurors are likely exhausted, I’d be very surprised if we received a jury verdict tomorrow. The task at hand is a massive one — there are 773 discreet questions, each requiring consideration of several pieces of information, including patents, accused products, prior art, etc. Just to locate the proper information will take a yeoman’s effort.'”
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