Samsung Wins Round In Ericsson Wireless Patent Row

Law360, Los Angeles (September 18, 2013, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Wednesday refused to allow Ericsson Inc. to cite a Japanese patent application and its international counterpart as prior art with respect to a Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. patent it is accused of infringing, saying the documents were published after the priority date for the patent.  

Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea granted Samsung's July 30 motion for a summary determination that Ericsson can't use the Japanese patent application documents to argue that Samsung's U.S. Patent Number 8,165,081 is...
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