“After two days of jury deliberations, Apple and Samsung are still waiting for the verdict that will conclude their limited damages retrial in the Northern District of California,” Florian Müller reports for FOSS Patents. “On Day 2 (Wednesday), Samsung brought an emergency motion to stay the case pending reexamination of Apple’s pinch-to-zoom API ‘915 patent. Later that day Judge Koh discussed this matter with counsel and told Apple to respond within a day. Apple filed its opposition brief later the same day.”
“Long before the Wednesday emergency motion, Apple had complained about Samsung’s attempts to ‘delay and derail’ the retrial,” Müller reports. “But Samsung’s stalling tactics have reached a new low in Apple’s opinion: ‘Samsung’s strategy to delay entry of final judgment in this case has crossed the bounds of reason: Samsung seeks to halt the damages retrial in the midst of jury deliberations.'”
Müller writes, “It’s really hard to see why the court shouldn’t simply let the jury conclude its deliberations and render a verdict. On that basis, Judge Koh can certify a final judgment, which the parties (Samsung more so than Apple) can appeal to the Federal Circuit.”
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