About that jury decision that found Samsung owed Apple over $1 billion for patent infringement, the judge on the case has decided to scrap nearly half of that—for now. Judge Lucy Koh has filed an order striking $450.5 million from the bill, leaving Samsung with a $599 million amount owed to Apple. While this might sound like a break for the Korean electronics giant, Judge Koh has ordered a second trial between the rivals for patent infringements on 14 other products. Samsung has more to lose in this new round, but for the glass half full types, it also gets a do-over.
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Judge Whittles Apple’s $1 Billion Judgment Against Samsung to $599 Million