Samsung Asks For New Trial On Apple Smartphone Patent

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 3:40 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. asked a California judge Monday to order a new trial to determine whether it infringed one of Apple Inc.'s smartphone patents, arguing that Apple has narrowed the scope of the patent during re-examination.

According to Samsung, Apple advocated a new claim construction to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in a "desperate bid" to prevent the patent from being invalidated, but under the narrower interpretation, Samsung's products cannot infringe.

"Samsung is entitled to a new trial on liability ... based on these...
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