Apple Must Surrender Employee Emails In Swipe Patent Row

Law360, San Francisco (September 17, 2013, 7:48 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Tuesday was ordered to give FlatWorld Interactives access to two employees' emails describing Apple's use of touch-screen gestures that FlatWorld claims infringe its patent, but denied FlatWorld access to 18 other employees' data, saying it would be unlikely to produce relevant information.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth LaPorte told Apple to hand over relevant documents from employee Dave Carvalho and one other worker of FlatWorld's choosing. If they yield useful information regarding Apple's gesture recognition technology, Judge LaPorte said she would consider ordering further...
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