Apple paid its lawyers over $60 million to beat Samsung in court

The damages retrial for last year’s Apple vs. Samsung legal battle recently wrapped, and new court documents reveal how much Cupertino paid to get its wins: over $60 million. The revelations come as Apple requests that Samsung reimburse a portion of its legal costs. According to recent court filings, Apple wants its rival to pay a third of that, coming out to more than $15.7 million in attorney’s fees.

Apple primarily employed two law firms for its case: Morrison & Foerster, LLP handled the offensive side of the battle, while Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP covered the company’s defense against Samsung’s own claims of patent infringement. According to the documents, WilmerHale billed for around $2 million, where Apple expects…

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Source: The Verge - Read the original article here

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