Patent that Apple used in recent trial against Samsung, found to be invalid by USPTO
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that an infringement verdict on an invalid patent, isn't worth the price of the ink that the decision was written with. As a result, the $119.6 million verdict won by Apple in the second patent trial against Samsung, could be reduced. After all, the jury did agree with Apple and ruled that Samsung had infringed on that patent.
Earlier this week, Apple and Samsung agreed to halt all patent battles between the two tech titans, outside of the U.S. Sammy's filing might hasten some sort of settlement inside the States.
source: Scribd via FossPatents