Quinn Emanuel, Samsung In Hot Water Over Secret Apple Docs
By Ryan Davis
Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A California magistrate judge said Wednesday that there is "reason to believe" that attorneys for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. violated a protective order in the company's patent dispute with Apple Inc., giving numerous Samsung executives access to the highly confidential terms of Apple's licenses with competitors.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal, clearly frustrated with Samsung, ordered the company to turn over emails and allow its employees to be deposed before he decides whether to impose sanctions over the disclosure. Apple claims Samsung executives have used the...