March 31 (Bloomberg) -- Apple’s failure to convert victory in 1st U.S. patent trial to ban on sales of Samsung smartphones may undercut the iPhone maker’s chances of faring better in a second high-stakes showdown.

* Jury selection to begin today in the same San Jose,

California, courtroom where jurors 2 yrs ago found that

Samsung infringed Apple’s patents and awarded $1.05b in

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