Apple, LG Dodge Retrial Bid In Video Patent Fight

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday denied an Alcatel-Lucent SA subsidiary's bid for a new trial against Apple Inc. and LG Electronics Inc., ruling substantial evidence supported a jury's verdict that the iPhone and other mobile devices didn't infringe its video compression technology.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff rejected post-trial motions brought by Multimedia Patent Trust that sought to overrule jurors' findings. In December, a panel rejected MPT's claim that Apple's iPod, iPhone and MacBook, as well as LG phones, including the Chocolate Touch, violate...
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