“Yesterday evening, Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge presiding over Apple’s two lawsuits against Samsung in the Northern District of California, entered an order denying two Samsung motions,” Florian Mueller reports for FOSS Patents.
“Samsung won’t get to amend its prior art contentions at this stage because it has known about all of those for several months and, in the court’s opinion, didn’t act diligently,” Mueller reports. “Samsung also sought to amend its infringement contentions by including the iPhone 4S, which went on sale in October, in the list of accused products. But the court is concerned about a disruption of the current case schedule and ‘has reservations about adding a new product at this late date, particularly given the difficulties the parties have had in reaching a negotiated agreement to add the additional device since the iPhone 4S was released five months ago.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Slavish.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]