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Apple And Samsung Resume Courtroom Battle

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Apple And Samsung Resume Courtroom Battle

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Apple And Samsung Resume Courtroom Battle

Apple And Samsung Resume Courtroom Battle

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Last year, Samsung was found guilty of patent infringement and a judge ordered Apple be paid a billion dollars in damages. Earlier this year, another judge reduced that amount to $450 million. Now, a new trial, where a jury will reconsider both the allegations and the damages awarded.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with tech giants back in court.

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WERTHEIMER: Apple and Samsung resumed their legal battles today. Last year, Samsung was found guilty of patent infringement. A judge ordered that Apple be paid a billion dollars in damages. Earlier this year, another judge reduced that amount to $450 million. Now a new trial, where a jury will reconsider both the allegations and the damages awarded.

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