Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al

Filing 1713

ORDER Granting in part and Denying in part Samsung's Rule 50 Motion. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on 8/13/2012. (lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/13/2012)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 SAN JOSE DIVISION 6 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 APPLE, INC., a California corporation, ) ) Plaintiff and Counterdefendant, ) v. ) ) SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., A ) Korean corporation; SAMSUNG ) ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC., a New York ) corporation; SAMSUNG ) TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC, ) a Delaware limited liability company, ) ) Defendants and Counterclaimants. ) ) Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART SAMSUNG’S MOTION PURSUANT TO RULE 50 14 Samsung has raised a motion for judgment as a matter of law pursuant to Federal Rule of 15 Civil Procedure 50(a). After considering all of the evidence presented by Apple in its affirmative 16 case, the Court finds that a reasonable jury would not have a legally sufficient evidentiary basis to 17 find for Apple on its claims against Samsung Telecommunications America LLC and Samsung 18 Electronics America, Inc., with respect to the Galaxy Ace (JX1030), the Galaxy (Si9000) 19 (JX1007), and the Galaxy SII (i9100) (JX1032). Apple concedes that it has not presented any 20 evidence that Samsung Telecommunications America LLC and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 21 sell the Galaxy Ace (JX1030), the Galaxy (Si9000) (JX1007), and the Galaxy SII (i9100) (JX1032) 22 in the United States. Accordingly, Samsung’s motion for judgment as a matter of law as to these 23 two Defendants and these three products is GRANTED. In all other respects, Samsung’s Rule 24 50(a) Motion is DENIED. 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: August 13, 2012 _________________________________ LUCY H. KOH United States District Judge 27 28 1 Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK ORDER REGARDING GRANTING IN PART SAMSUNG’S RULE 50 MOTION

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