Apple vs Samsung: lawsuit deadlocked as verdict nears

Apple and Samsung’s ongoing legal wrangling over the use of each others patents for mobile devices will not be narrowed in scope, with both sides confirming they’re no closer to resolving the battle outside of the courtroom.

Both of the tech giants had been asked by a San Jose, California judge to sit down and try and work out a resolution that would at least see the case made smaller and less complex. A joint statement from legal teams representing Apple and Samsung said, “The parties have met and conferred about case narrowing, but have not been able to narrow their cases further.”

The judge, Lucy Koh, also asked that CEOs Tim Cook of Apple and Kwon Oh Hyun of Samsung get together and try and thrash out a last minute deal. There is no suggestion that such a meeting has taken place.

It all means that the jury in the case will begin deliberating in the coming week. However, owing to the complexity and lengthy arguments emanating from both sides, it’s unlikely we’ll be seeing a verdict any time soon.

Via Business Week

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