flickr / storyvillegirl Standing out among a flurry of new post-trial paperwork filed Friday in the Apple v. Samsung docket is Apple’s succinct response to Samsung’s blame-the-jury-foreman strategy. Samsung’s “attack on the jury” is “clearly unfounded,” Apple lawyers write, and the group believes US District Judge Lucy Koh should reject the Korean company’s request for a new trial. Samsung said the jury foreman, Velvin Hogan, wasn’t truthful about his history of litigation with Seagate, his former employer. Since Samsung recently became a major Seagate shareholder (buying 9.6 percent of the company), that was an important fact to disclose. Samsung could have used a strike to kick him off the jury. “All the information Samsung got about Hogan after trial, however, it could have dug up during trial.
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Apple blasts Samsung’s post-trial "attack on the jury" as weak, unfounded