Apple, Samsung Agree To Take Patent War To Mediator

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 3:03 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have agreed to enter into mediation by the middle of next month in an attempt to resolve their patent infringement battle over newer devices such as the iPhone 5 as the case's March trial date draws near, according to a proposal filed in California federal court Wednesday.

Legal executives from the rival smartphone giants met Monday to discuss settlement opportunities in response to U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's November order that they submit a proposal for discussing possible resolutions...
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