ITC Judge Sides With Apple In Samsung Smartphone War

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 10:04 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Wednesday found that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s mobile phones and tablet computers infringed four of rival Apple Inc.'s patents.

Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender issued an initial determination that found that South Korea-based Samsung had imported for sale smartphones and tablet computers, including those in the Galaxy line, that infringe four of Apple's utility and design patents: U.S. Patent Numbers D618,678; 7,479,949; RE41,922; and 7,912,501.

The judge also found that Samsung had not infringed two of Apple's asserted...
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