Transcript for Apple, Samsung Patent Lawsuit Goes to Jury
Hundreds lined up to get into the federal courthouse for closing arguments in the patent battle between apple and Samsung. A case one lawyer said could change the way competition works in America. It does kinda. Set this precedent for how we look at competition and was very you're really just competing with someone you're still in front. Venture beat reporter -- Kelly says she's been struck by the two tech giant's total unwillingness to compromise despite judge Lucy -- repeatedly begging them to settle out of court -- -- One of apple lawyers whether or not it was smoking crack but apple insists you don't need to smoke anything to see how Samsung is ripping off its products. Apple's attorney Harold medical -- told jurors Samsung's designs are so similar to the apple designs that -- likely to -- Apple's designs to be viewed as less unique in the marketplace. He says Samsung copied features like double tap to zoom and the bounce back that happens at the -- of the page. Wired magazine's Christina -- and says that simple argument could win favor with jurors -- Apple lawyers are good at telling -- story they're good at explaining things in terms that that at every -- person can understand. Samsung's argument is a lot more technically complicated and it's just a lot harder to -- Samsung's closing argument listed dozens of -- its products are different from apples and claimed apple just wants a monopoly. Attorney Charles ver Hoeven said Apple's trying to prevent its largest competitor from giving consumers what they want Smartphones with big screen it's. The question for jurors would consumers want that if it weren't for the iPhone. The Smartphone shape that we have now with this large screen on the front is that just -- where the industry was headed boy did apple actually ate something unique. Now the jurors have their work cut out for them they have to answer a litany of questions on a verdict form -- 22 pages long. And observers say it's likely to require at least a full day of deliberations. In San Jose Jonathan bloom ABC 7 NEWS.
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