Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Mar 2013 22:20 UTC
Legal Judge Lucy Koh has almost halved the $1 billion in damages the jury awarded to Apple. "Koh found two main errors in the way the jury calculated the damages awarded to Apple. They used Samsung's profits to determine the amount the company owed for infringing some of Apple's utility patents - a practice only appropriate when calculating damages owed when design patents have been infringed. They also erred when calculating the time period Apple should be awarded damages for. Koh explains that Apple was only due damages for product sales that occurred after Cupertino informed Samsung of its belief that the violations were taking place." It's almost as if the bunch of random people in this jury had no clue what they were doing in what is possibly the most complex patent trial in history.
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RE[4]: Ah, damn.
by UltraZelda64 on Sun 3rd Mar 2013 09:34 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Ah, damn."
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Oops... I must have misread that as you having typed "laughing all the way to the bank." The phrase laughing all the way to the bank seems far more common than crying all the way to the bank, which is what I think caused the confusion. On the other hand, crying is usually used more similarly to the way I originally put it...

Edited 2013-03-03 09:44 UTC

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