Apple award from Samsung reduced
- Published: 2 Mar 2013 at 05.49
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A judge on Friday cut $450 million from a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying a jury had wrongly calculated the damages.
People visit the Samsung stand on February 26, 2013, on the second day of the 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A judge invalidated some $450 million of a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying the calculation came from "an impermissible legal theory."
US District Judge Lucy Koh affirmed the remainder of the award, amounting to $598.9 million, in the patent infringement case, while denying Apple's request for an increase in damages.
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