Judge Halves Apple's $1B Award Against Samsung

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 6:39 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday threw out nearly half of the $1.05 billion a jury awarded to Apple Inc. in its patent suit against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., ordering a new damages trial related to several Samsung smartphones and tablets.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh struck more than $450.5 million from the jury's damages award, finding fault with how the jury calculated damages for 14 of the Samsung devices at issue in the patent infringement suit, according to an order. The judge called for...
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