In the latest update in the patent case of the year (one of many), a US judge has ordered Apple and Samsung to both lighten the load of their respective lawsuits. Judge Lucy Koh apparently has little patience for the companies’ theatrics and excessively large lawsuits, and wants to simplify the trial so that jurors aren’t confused by the complicated nature of smartphone technology. This is all in an effort to bring the case to trial by June 1st.

[Source: TUAW]