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Expert gets $2.3M to calculate $2B damages
4/11/2014 07:20 PM EDT
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junko.yoshida
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economic damage
junko.yoshida   4/12/2014 12:27:13 AM
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I was always curious how in the world laywers come up with these figures. It's a fascinating back and forth in the courtroom drama!

zeeglen
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zeeglen   4/12/2014 8:36:20 AM
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It's mostly BS.  Very highly-paid BS because it is precise to 4 decimal places.  Engineers design, liars lawyers get rich off their efforts.

junko.yoshida
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junko.yoshida   4/12/2014 8:39:45 AM
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@zeeglen, can't argue with that. But egnineers also benefit from lawyers' work -- if they argue successfully in court to value engineers' work. 

elctrnx_lyf
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Re: economic damage
elctrnx_lyf   4/13/2014 7:44:41 PM
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Certainly a lot of calculation. Again these numbers are provided by Apple and vellturo had to build right reasoning.

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BobsView   4/14/2014 11:14:50 AM
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I'm with you Junko.  I always wondered that myself.  Fascinating is true!

 

_hm
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Better Chinese copycats
_hm   4/12/2014 9:03:28 AM
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Looking at this squabble between Apple and Samsung - I start liking Chinese copycats. We should do case study for this.

 

Sheetal.Pandey
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Sheetal.Pandey   4/12/2014 2:46:36 PM
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Looks like Apple and SAmsung patent fight is never ending one. Guess its more like a business for everyone. For some to keep themselves busy and for others to make money.

BobsView
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Slide to Unlock Patent - Huh?
BobsView   4/14/2014 11:21:54 AM
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They seem to place a lot of weight on the Slide-To-Unlock feature which appears to be patented.  Exactly what is the benefit of this?  Does anyone know.

To me it's a nothing but a nuisence.  I wish I could turn it off.

 

 

Ghery
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Ghery   4/14/2014 12:48:33 PM
If you have one lawyer in a small town, he will starve.  If you add a second lawyer they will both get rich.  Further, a lawyer I worked with years (decades) ago told of a picture in the library where he went to law school.  Entitled the "Lawsuit" it was a picture of a cow.  One litigant was pulling on the horns, the other on the tail.  While went on the lawyer was milking the cow.  Anybody see a similarity here?

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