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Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents
Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents

SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial. After several days of deliberation, an eight-person jury found Friday that some Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones and tablets infringed patents held by Apple Inc. However, the jury ordered Samsung to pay only $119.6 million in damages, a far cry from the $2.2 billion Apple was seeking. The amount is also much smaller than the $1-billion award a jury ordered Samsung to pay in a trial over similar issues in the same courtroom two years ago. During the latest...

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