Fed. Circ. OKs Challenge To Secrecy In Apple, Samsung Case

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT) -- A coalition of First Amendment advocates and news organizations including The New York Times Co. and the Washington Post will be allowed to make their case against document secrecy at an upcoming Federal Circuit hearing in Apple Inc.’s patent case against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., according to a Thursday filing.

In a brief order, the appeals court granted the coalition's motion to participate in the upcoming oral arguments regarding Samsung’s and Apple’s appeal of an August district court order rebuffing the companies’ requests to seal documents...
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