Apple, Samsung To Discuss Deal In Touch-Screen IP Battle

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday referred Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to a settlement conference in their ongoing patent infringement dispute over touch-screen technology in smartphones and tablets, after the tech giants agreed to the talks.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh issued an order in response to a joint statement filed Monday by the two companies, both of which said they were open to participating in a settlement conference in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero. According to that statement, both...
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Case Information

Case Title

Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

April 15, 2011

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