Apple lost sales of 2 million iPhones and iPads because of patent infringement by Samsung company said in court a financial expert witness called by Apple in the South Korean group, conducted in a court California.
The Apple witness, the American accountant Terry Musik, testified about the damages of about $2.5 billion that Samsung requires iPhone producer, writes the the Verge portal.
Analyzed accounting profits from the sale of Samsung products which Apple accused had violated patents, the royalties and profits that Apple would be lost.
Apple lost sales cost was estimated at 488.8 million dollars Musik.
The expert made by Apple, Samsung had revenues of 8.16 billion dollars from sale of products that Apple infringed patents, with profits estimated at 2.24 billion dollars.
Samsung charges that would be due to Apple patents have been estimated at 21.24 million dollars.
If Apple included lost profits, the amount of compensation would be at 2.5 to 2.75 billion dollars, he said.
Apple has paid 1.75 million dollars a team of 20 people financial expert, made up of programmers, accountants, statisticians and economists to estimate the damages to which they are entitled from Samsung.
Samsung lawyers have said that Apple experts presented data are not sufficient to claim damages of $2.75 billion. According to Samsung, Apple could not provide sales that says it has lost out to Samsung, as it does not have the ability to cover high demand from their customers.
Apple, the most valuable technology company in the world, accuses Samsung smartphone market leader sites currently copying the iPhone and iPad. South Korean group denies the allegations and accuses Apple itself that Apple violates its patents related to wireless technology.