Ericsson Can't Add Patent Claims In Samsung ITC Suit

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Thursday denied Ericsson Inc.'s attempt to add patent claims to a case alleging infringement by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., saying the case was already very broad and additional claims would harm Samsung.

ITC Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw shot down Ericsson's motion to amend its complaint in a suit alleging that Samsung violated U.S. trade law by importing cellphones and other devices that infringe several Ericsson patents. In the denied motion, Ericsson sought to add claims contained in...
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