Apple Gets Expert Report Excluded From IPhone IP Case

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected one of two consumer surveys that NetAirus Technologies LLC sought to enter as evidence in its suit alleging Apple Inc.’s iPhone infringed a patent for wireless handset communications, saying the survey results were unreliable.

U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt also barred NetAirus from citing a portion of the second survey, which tried to gauge how much the allegedly infringing capabilities of the iPhone were worth to consumers. Instead of trying to narrowly assess how much users valued email use...
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