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Epic claims Project Banyan was “just one incident in a long history of Samsung and Google agreeing not to compete in one way or another.”

“Samsung knew what it meant,” says Bornstein, pointing out that Samsung documents show it judged the proposal as designed to “prevent unnecessary competition on store,” But though Bornstein admits Google never went through with Project Banyan, he’s attempting to show the jury that Samsung and Google were closer than competitors.

We’re looking at evidence we’ve seen before, like former Google Play Store head Jamie Rosenberg’s assertion that “any sort of rev share arrangement with Samsung is that we’d achieve structural alignment on business model.”