Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 10:38 PM EDT) -- It was a big week for patent-savvy lions, with roar-worthy victories in the smartphone wars and for lawyers representing pharmaceutical companies. Our legal lambs this week went to financial slaughter, with a series of big settlements, including one for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in an federal electricity pricing case.
The tide of the smartphone patent war turned in favor of counsel for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. when it was revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had invalidated Apple Inc.’s “pinch-to-zoom” patent for smartphone and...
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