Ericsson Slips Sanctions Over Non-Disclosure In Patent Row

Law360, Washington (January 25, 2016, 5:17 PM EST) -- A California federal judge declined to sanction Ericsson for refusing to disclose third parties' proprietary information in a patent license suit with a Chinese company, saying in a Monday order the company was not obligated to turn them over and saying the withholding was benign.

China-based cellphone provider TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. was unharmed by Ericsson's failure to turn over confidential business information belonging to several third parties — including Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc. — that it had obtained in related litigation with Samsung Electronics Co., U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas F. McCormick said in a Monday order.

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