Judge Urges Apple, Samsung To Settle Patent Feud

Law360, San Jose (August 15, 2012, 1:51 PM EDT) -- With Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s courtroom battle over smartphone technology patents growing increasingly bitter, a California federal judge on Wednesday implored the sides to make a deal rather than waiting for a jury verdict — a move she called “risky for both sides.”

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh told counsel to urge the companies' CEOs to meet in person to try to resolve their legal issues in the trial, which is in its third week in the San Jose, Calif., courtroom. If the...
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