At the Apple v.s Samsung trial “on Tuesday, the issue at hand was whether a Samsung-hired expert, Tim Williams, was given access to Intel source code without fully disclosing his potential conflicts of interest,” Ina Fried reports for AllThingsD.
“Lawyers for Intel brought up the issue on Tuesday saying that they had just learned that Williams had been given access to the code earlier this year,” Fried reports. “Under a court order, parties such as Intel are supposed to be given notice when their confidential information is shared.”
Fried reports, “Intel asked that Williams be precluded from testifying, something that Judge Lucy Koh would be an extreme remedy at this point. However, Koh decided that she needed more details, declaring that Williams would not testify as scheduled on Tuesday and ordering both sides to produce the relevant documents and their legal arguments. ‘I want to see papers,’ Koh said. ‘I don’t trust what any lawyer in this court room tells me.'”
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