Latest Round Of Apple, Samsung Patent Row Ends In Draw

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 7:17 PM EST) -- A German court on Friday threw out two patent infringement claims brought by Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. against one another, giving each company a win — and a loss — in an ongoing battle over smartphone and tablet technology.

The Mannheim regional court dismissed claims by each company that the other had infringed its slide-to-unlock technology on phones and tablets, Samsung confirmed in a statement.

Samsung said it was pleased with the court's decision to toss Apple's patent infringement claim but that it...
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