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Courts outside the U.S. tend to discount jury verdicts because they lack legal reasoning typically included in judges’ rulings.
Peter-Michael Weisse at the Wildanger law firm said the farther away you get from Europe, the less influence foreign rulings have.
John Swinson at King & Wood Mallesons said the Apple U.S. jury verdict was a decision without reasons and legally has almost no consequence.
Kathleen Fox-Murphy at Taylor Wessing said the U.S. differs from many other jurisdictions in having patent cases decided by juries, while many other countries use specialist patent judges.