Apple mulls new lawyers for early Samsung hearing in Australia

“Apple faces the prospect of replacing three of its four lawyers ahead of an expedited final hearing of its patent dispute with Samsung,” Liz Tay reports for CRN.

“Earlier this week, Samsung convinced Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett to conduct the final hearings in March for the parties’ respective claims over the iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet,” Tay reports. “According to Apple’s senior counsel Sue Gilchrist, all but one of its barristers would be unavailable during that time.”

Tay reports, “In an affidavit filed in the Federal Court this morning, Gilchrist revealed that two of Apple’s senior lawyers and one of two junior lawyers would not be available throughout March and April.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

8 Comments

  1. Lawyers are everywhere, but great lawyers are rare. When your prosperity or life is on the line, you want the best in the courtroom to articulate your case and respond to the flow of events in the courtroom with their best intelligence in play. That’s why you want your lead attorneys in the game, not your second string.

      1. “Samsung convinced Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett to conduct the final hearings in March” “(…) two of Apple’s senior lawyers and one of two junior lawyers would not be available throughout March and April.”

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