“In an order issued late on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, wrote that ‘it appears that the parties have overdesignated confidential documents and are seeking to seal information that is not truly sealable,’” Levine reports. “Koh gave both companies one week to refile their sealing requests… Koh’s order on Tuesday came hours after Reuters filed a motion seeking to intervene in the case for the purposes of opposing Apple and Samsung’s document redactions. The judge wrote that ‘only documents of exceptionally sensitive information that truly deserve protection will be allowed to be redacted or kept from the public.’”
Levine reports, “Koh has already granted pretrial injunctions against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 and its Galaxy Nexus phone. Samsung is appealing both of those orders. Samsung’s phones and tablets run on the Android operating system, developed by Google.”
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