At Home, Samsung Seen as Underdog

SEOUL — After a U.S. jury ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. copied ideas from Apple Inc. to make smartphones and tablet PCs, a different view was heard in Samsung’s home country: That the two companies were riding the same wave of new technology and, after they collided, courts in each country sided with their local firm.

The verdict from the San Jose, Calif., federal jury came early Saturday morning South Korea time, a day after a Seoul court, ruling on the same case, came out with a judgment that gave Samsung its biggest victory since the two companies began their global legal battle 16 months ago.

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