Dutch Court Sides With Samsung In Apple Patent Battle

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. notched a win in its sprawling patent row with rival phone and tablet maker Apple Inc. on Wednesday, when a Dutch court said that Samsung had not infringed an Apple patent covering touch-screen technology.

A court in the Hague ruled that Samsung Galaxy products running on Android operating system version 2.3 or 3.0 and higher weren't within the scope of the asserted claims of an European "touch event model" patent. The Dutch court noted that its decision was consistent with prior rulings...
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