Apple, Samsung Lose Bids To Seal Docs In Tablet Patent Row

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 1:56 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday denied bids from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to keep secret a host of documents in their high-profile patent infringement dispute, ruling that the companies had gone overboard in filing motions to seal the evidence.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh said in an order that the two electronics makers were overly expansive in attempting to seal key documents in the face of well-established precedent toward keeping court proceedings as open as possible. The judge also noted her...
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Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al


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5:11-cv-01846

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

April 15, 2011

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