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Judge lowers damages due by Samsung to Apple

Monday 4 March 2013 | 08:49 CET | News
The USD 1 billion in damages awarded to Apple in its patent suit against Samsung has been cut nearly in half and a new trial ordered to fix the amount. US district judge Lucy Koh said the new trial will deal with 14 Samsung products where she found the jury had based its award on an "impermissible legal theory", the Financial Times reports. Koh reduced the damages won by Apple by 43 percent to USD 599 million. The second trial over the 14 products could still result in a lower or higher figure. In January, the judge refused Apple's request to increase the damages award. The judge said the

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