Apple, Samsung Drop Challenges In Phone IP War For Now

Law360, San Francisco (July 2, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Apple Inc. announced in California federal court Tuesday that Samsung has agreed to drop a challenge to Apple's plan to change the conception dates on patents it says Samsung's gadgets infringe, while Apple will stop fighting Samsung's recent patent-invalidity amendments.

In the eleventh-hour deal reached late Monday, Samsung said it would quietly allow Apple to push back the dates on some of its patents in the latest infringement war between the two. Meanwhile, Apple agreed not to fight Samsung's plan to...
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Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al


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5:12-cv-00630

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

February 8, 2012

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