Did Samsung Unfairly Use Apple’s Secrets?
Although any potential sanctions against Samsung won’t be determined until the judge completes his investigation, the preliminary information suggests that Samsung is guilty of violating a protective order covering Apple’s confidential patent licensing agreements and that the Korea-based company unfairly used that information to gain a competitive advantage.
Besides facing sanctions from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Foss Patents notes that Samsung may face similar charges from the International Trade Commission. The next hearing on this motion will be held on October 22.
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