FORTUNE -- Apple wanted $380 million. Samsung said it owed no more than $52 million. On Thursday, after a six day trial and a couple days of deliberation, a jury awarded Apple (AAPL) $290 million -- about 75% of what it asked for.
So ends the partial retrial of Apple v. Samsung, the patent infringement trial that resulted in August 2012 with a record $1.05 billion judgment against Samsung.
That figure has since been through several iterations. In March, the judge in the case vacated damages on 14 products -- representing $450 million of the total award -- because of errors made in the jury form. She ordered a new trial on that portion of the $1.05 billion.
In April, when Apple pointed out that the judge had also made an error, she backtracked a bit. The new trial -- the one that just wrapped up -- would determine damages on 13 products, representing $400 million of the original award.
According to AllThingsD's Ina Fried -- who cited courtroom sources -- Samsung now owes Apple a total of $929.83 million. That jibes with an estimate FOSS Patents' Florian Mueller made in an FAQ filed at the start of the retrial.
A second patent trial, covering some of the products Samsung has introduced in the two and a half years since Apple filed its original suit -- including the Galaxy S3 (but not the S4) -- is scheduled to begin in March 2014.
Wonder what the trial that starts today is all about? Florian Mueller has the answers.
FORTUNE -- Nobody covers high-tech patent litigation -- especially lawsuits involving Apple's (AAPL) patents -- more closely than FOSS Patents' Florian Mueller.
So it's probably appropriate that Mueller provide the definitive Q&A for the damages retrial that starts Tuesday in San Jose.
Click the links below for his full answers:
Q: Is this a patent trial?
A: Sort of. MORE
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Note to editor: Not all patents are the same.
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FORTUNE -- When Judge Lucy Koh last month ordered a new trial to determine the proper damage award for 14 of the 28 Samsung devices found by a jury last summer to have infringed Apple (AAPL) patents, nearly every reporter covering story followed Reuters' lead:
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But for Patent Application No. 20130073095, published Thursday and spotted by AppleInsider's Mikey Campbell, we'll make an exception.
It describes a sensor-and-microprocessor system that can detect when an iPhone or iPad is falling and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 21, 2013 7:57 AM ET
For Samsung, even March 2014 is too early for Apple's case against the Galaxy S3
FORTUNE -- When we reported last September that that Apple (AAPL) had added Samsung's flagship Galaxy S3 to a patent infringement suit scheduled to go on trial in March 2014, some readers thought the trial date was typo.
After all, Apple had filed this second suit -- not be confused with the one that ended in August MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 8, 2013 8:12 AM ET
Could this be the iWatch we've been hearing so much about?
FORTUNE -- Early Thursday morning, AppleInsider's Mikey Campbell came across a patent filed by Apple (AAPL) in August 2011 that sounds a lot like the touchscreen iWatch Apple is rumored to be building using Corning's (GLW) flexible Willow glass. It also looks a lot like the slap bracelets my kids used to wear when they were in grade school.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 21, 2013 7:13 AM ET
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