By Dan Levine and Edwin Chan | Reuters –
SAN JOSE (Reuters) – Apple Inc is claiming that more than a quarter of Samsung Electronics’ $30.4 billion (19.3 billion pounds) in U.S. smartphone and tablet sales result from copying of the iPhone and iPad or infringe on other patents, a damages expert for the U.S. company said on Monday.
The Silicon Valley company is demanding up to $2.75 billion of damages from its Korean rival, which includes profits lost to infringing Samsung gadgets. However, Samsung attorneys argued that Apple’s evidence was not sufficient to recoup such an award.
The Korean company sold more than 87 million mobile devices from mid-2010 to March 2012, according to documents displayed before the jury.
Accountant Terry Musika, citing Samsung records and testifying as an Apple expert witness,