Apple Trade Secret Claims Frozen In Kodak Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Wednesday lost its bid to lift a stay on its state law counterclaims in New York federal court alleging Eastman Kodak Co. misappropriated digital camera technology, one of several patent suits between the companies over the iPhone.

U.S. Circuit Judge Jonathan W. Feldman ruled from the bench after a hearing in the Western District of New York. Apple said it wanted to pursue the state law claims because they raised separate issues from the roiling patent infringement case that the U.S. International Trade Commission...
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