March 2, 2013

Judge slashes Apple's $1bn patent win over Samsung

Apple's $US1 billion ($979 million) patent win over Samsung Electronics is a lot smaller now.

US District Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over the jury trial between the two rivals in a California courtroom last summer, has overturned a jury's damage award for about half of the devices at issue in the case. The ruling slashes the amount Samsung is obligated to pay Apple by about $US450.5 million, or nearly 43 per cent, to $US598.9 million.

[via The Australian]