Samsung Loses Bid To Stay Apple Case Over Patent Validity
By Ryan Davis
Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 6:12 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Monday rejected a request by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to stay its smartphone patent dispute with Apple Inc. in light of a preliminary ruling that a key Apple patent is invalid, saying that delaying the case will harm Apple.
The ruling came days after a jury handed down a $290.5 million verdict against Samsung in a damages retrial in the case. After the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued an advisory action on one of Apple's patents last week in the...