Judge Slams Samsung's Auto-Delete Email System

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday sanctioned Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. before its patent trial with Apple Inc., saying Samsung should have done more to preserve emails before Apple filed its suit.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal granted in part Apple's motion for an adverse inference jury instruction, finding that Samsung's in-house email system, known as “mySingle,” uses an auto-delete function that the company did not disable even after it had reasonable notice of Apple's impending patent infringement complaint, likely leading to the loss of...
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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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