Apple, Samsung Seek To Trim Claims In Newer-Gadget IP War
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (December 12, 2013, 10:23 PM ET) -- Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. took aim at each other's patent infringement and invalidity allegations in a San Jose courtroom Thursday, each hoping to convince a California federal judge to grant it a win that could narrow or halt a March jury trial in their closely watched patent fight over newer smartphones.
During an intensive four-hour hearing, Apple pushed for summary judgment in its case claiming Samsung's phones and tablets infringe patents on the iPhone 5. Meanwhile, Samsung sought partial judgment that would allow it...