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Apple Claims They Didn’t Know Anything About Jury Foreman In Samsung Case

Apple Claims They Didn’t Know Anything About Jury Foreman In Samsung Case

When Samsung lost this summer’s $1.05 billion trial against Apple, we knew Samsung would try any means within their power to get the ruling overturned. And who can blame them for wanting to keep a billion dollars in their bank account?

Since the verdict was read, Samsung has learned that the jury foreman, Velvin Hogan, withheld key facts, like how he was sued by Seagate Technology and went bankrupt because of it. Seagate is partly owned by Samsung, so it could have been that Hogan had an axe to grind against them. Samsung thinks Apple knew all about Hogan, so Apple had to disclose everything they know about Hogan and when they knew it.

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Judge Agrees To Re-Examine Jury Foreman Who Awarded Apple $1.05b In Damages

Judge Agrees To Re-Examine Jury Foreman Who Awarded Apple $1.05b In Damages

Jury foreman Velvin Hogan.

Judge Lucy Koh has agreed to re-examine the role of jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who found Samsung guilty of patent infringement and awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages earlier this year. Samsung requested a retrial back in October after it became apparent that Hogan failed to disclose details of a lawsuit against Seagate that he was involved in 20 years ago.

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Samsung Asks Judge To Order A Retrial Against Apple After Complaint Of Jury Misconduct

Samsung Asks Judge To Order A Retrial Against Apple After Complaint Of Jury Misconduct

Is Samsung clutching at straws?

Samsung has asked Judge Lucy Koh to throw out the patent infringement verdict that saw Apple awarded more than $1 billion in damages this summer and order a new trial. The Korean electronics giant claims that the foreman of the jury, 67-year-old Velvin Hogan, is guilty of misconduct after he failed to answer the court’s questions truthfully and did not disclose a potential conflict of interest.

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