Samsung pushed to reveal Galaxy sales data to Apple
Samsung was found to have infringed upon 6 of Apple’s patents earlier this August and ordered to repay the company $1. 05 million in damages. Apple is additionally seeking additional injuries after its quote to blocks gross sales of eight Samsung units failed. In order to asses this damages, Apple requested that Samsung give its sales data to its popular Galaxy line of smartphones and tabs.
The company, however refused to do so, in an effort to protect it is confidential pricing details and income.
Bloomberg reported that, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh recently ruled that Samsung must file an exhibit listing the total number of units of sold during certain time periods.
In a separate order, the Judge granted Samsung its request to delay the publication of part of a sealed document that showed operating profit for two of its devices.
Judge Koh denied most of Apple’s and Samsung’s other requests to seal documents, noting that here isn’t a “compelling reason” that would require them to be sealed.