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Nov 11 2013, 2:09pm CST | by , in News | Technology News

A judge has recently determined that tech. giant Samsung Inc. probably violated a special court-ordered agreement to keep Apple Inc. documents secret. And this is the latest snit in the epic trademark battle between the two leading tech. giant companies that started in the mid of summer 2012.

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A judge named Paul Grewal has asked to look over the documents himself last month. Now, having been finally crawled out from under those boxes, the judge says it does look like the order was breached by Samsung and some sanctions against Samsung and its attorneys are being warranted.

Apple Inc. gave Samsung copies of some very confidential patent licensing agreements with other companies like Nokia, Sharp, Ericsson, and Philips as part of their legal discovery process. The court had issued a protective order that said those information could only and only be used in the context of any trademark case.

But Samsung has also used that information to gain a competitive advantage in the smart phone market, Apple claims that leaking those documents to more than 90 of the Samsung employees and also 130 unauthorized lawyers. Tech. giant Samsung has meanwhile admitted that proper protocol wasn't followed by them, but they also claim that it was an inadvertent disclosure that they deeply regret.

And recently, Nokia has joined Apple's motion for sanctions in this issue. Nokia's chief intellectual property officer, who is Paul Melin, says that Samsung executive Dr. Seungho Ahn has tried to use the Nokia-Apple special licensing agreement as leverage in negotiating a Nokia-Samsung agreement. All those information has already been leaked.

And for this, Judge Grewal has asked Apple Inc. and Nokia Inc. to present their recommendations for punishment, and has told Samsung to prepare a strong defense. A hearing for this issue is scheduled for the December 9th.

 

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