Apple-Samsung Leaked Document Saga Spreads To Australia

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT) -- As a U.S. judge weighs whether to sanction Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. for mishandling confidential Apple Inc. patent licensing information, the Korean company faced tough questions Thursday from a judge in Australia over related breaches by Samsung attorneys.

During a hearing as part of a related smartphone patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Judge Annabelle Bennett of the Federal Court of Australia said the same confidential information that had been disclosed by Samsung's attorneys in the U.S. case had been disclosed in Australia.

She asked Samsung's...
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