“If you thought that the one billion dollars a jury awarded Apple last year had been cut nearly in half, you may be forgiven. That’s how most of the business press reported it,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. “What actually happened is that Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over the big Apple v. Samsung patent infringement trial last August, ‘vacated’ $450 million of that award six months later.”
“Responding to Samsung’s complaints, she ruled in March that the jury had made such a hash of some of the damages calculations that they couldn’t be sorted out without a new trial,” P.E.D. reports. “That trial is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.”
P.E.D. reports, “A third trial, covering some of the products Samsung has introduced in the two and a half years since Apple filed its original suit — including the Galaxy S3 (but not the S4) — is scheduled to begin in March 2014.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]