GROKLAW: “Yes, this should affect damages. It should affect whether Samsung ultimately gets a new trial, in that damages were decided only as a total, product by product but not broken down patent by patent. How do they decide how to reduce the damages now?
I was “pinching to zoom” back in the 1950s before I received my first eye-glasses… Finally a bit of rationality out of USPTO. Apple gets more bad PR if this thing goes back to trial again with a proper jury… Apple will get worse PR is this thing is patched up by the judge getting a second chance to bat Apple’s ball out of the park. Instead of nuclear warfar, Apple may get self-destruction of their wonderful “cool”.