Judge refuses to let Apple add Samsung Galaxy S4 to patent trial sequel
Judge Grewal was a little snarky in his comments to both firms, but directed most of the edge in his comments toward Apple. Adding another device to the case would tax the court's time and would take away access to the legal system for others who need legal recourse, according to the judge. If you think that Judge Grewal is showing no patience for the inevitable drama that occurs when these two rivals appear together in a courtroom, you might want to look back at Judge Koh's occasionally harsh tone toward attorney's of both firms during last year's case.
Meanwhile, Apple attorney Josh Krevitt threatened that excluding the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the suit would require Apple to file a new lawsuit because the Samsung devices covered in the second trial will be out of date once the trial starts next year.
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