While Samsung denies that it used the confidential information, it says that the files inadvertently made their way into unauthorized hands. The company also pointed its finger at Apple noting that the Cupertino based tech titan failed to seal documents relating to a court filing in another case involving confidential Google information. Yes, it all sounds like grade-school stuff here, pointing your finger at another kid and telling the teacher than Johnny overfed the fish last week.
Apple would like to see Samsung's chief licensing executive Dr. Seungho Ahn, and others that work with him who obtained the confidential information, barred from licensing mobile patent deals for two years. Apple requests other sanctions, focusing on Samsung. Nokia seeks sanctions on Samsung's law firm Quinn Emanuel. A hearing will be held next week so that Samsung can properly respond to the request for sanctions. For those who love playing Perry Mason, Sammy's brief can be found below.
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source: SCRIBD, FOSSPatents via NokiaPowerUser