Apple v. Samsung Juror Says Emails Were 'Most Damning' [REPORT]

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Now that the Apple v. Samsung verdict is in with Apple emerging victorious, a juror has spoken out, outlining the most damning evidence against Samsung.

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In an exclusive interview with CNET, Manuel Ilagan, one of the nine jurors in the Apple v. Samsung case, made surprising comments the day after the verdict was reached. Ilagan said that even after the first day of the trial, the nine jurors had already determined that Samsung had copied Apple.

Ilagan said one of Samsung's most telling actions was the emails its executives sent to each other, pointing out features on the iPhone they would like to incorporate into Samsung products. Further, Ilagan says he was unimpressed by Samsung's reaction to questions presented to them on video. "I thought they were dodging the questions. They didn't answer one of them. They didn't help their cause," Ilagan said.

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Well-equipped for serving on a jury of a technology case, Ilagan holds a degree in mechanical engineering, and has worked both as a systems engineer for Western Electronics and an applications engineer for Stanford Telecom. According to CNET, he said:

"I was vocal about the technical [issues], about the power controls because I know that stuff," Ilagan said. "I work on that."

[via CNET]

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