Evidence, Ethics and eDiscovery: Apple vs. Samsung

Considering the Evidence, Ethics and eDiscovery Efforts in Apple vs. Samsung.

With the growing interest from the legal community on the evidence, ethics and eDiscovery issues of the Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co. Ltd., No. C 11-1846 LHK (PSG) (N.D. Cal. July 25, 2012) case, provided below for your convenience is a short, non-all inclusive compilation of articles, opinions and explanations related to this increasingly newsworthy topic.

Updated August 28, 2012

  • Conducting eDiscovery in Glass Houses: Are You Prepared for the Next Stone? http://bit.ly/PnizHk (Philip Favro)
  • eDiscovery Case Law: Apple Wins 1.05 Billion Dollar Verdict Against Samsung – http://bit.ly/PUKQY0 (Doug Austin)
  • Daily Report: After Apple-Samsung Verdict, Concern About Innovation – http://nyti.ms/Pmxr8O (NY Times)
  • Apple-Samsung Ruling Suggests South Korea is a FRAND Rogue State – http://bit.ly/PLJ1fT (Florian Mueller)
  • Exclusive: Apple-Samsung Juror Speaks Out – CNET Mobile http://bit.ly/PJopTI (Greg Sandoval)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Jury Verdict Source Document – http://bit.ly/PPuXlC (US District Court – N.D. Cal.)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Week Four Highlights and Reactions – http://bit.ly/PPpSKg (IT-Lex)
  • Apple Beats Samsung: First Reactions – http://nyti.ms/PiIsI1 (Brian Chen)
  • Jury Rules Samsung Violated Apple Patents, Owes $1 Billion – Wired.com – http://bit.ly/MRscR8 (Christina Bonnington)
  • Apple Samsung Verdict – Jury Awards Apple $1,051,855,000, Finds Samsung Infringed – http://bit.ly/MRrx27 (Eli Mystal)
  • Samsung Infringed Apple Rubberbanding Mobile Patent: Jury – http://buswk.co/PhE7F8 (Joel Rosenblatt)
  • Breaking: Verdict in Apple-Samsung Trial Imminent – http://cnet.co/PhxeU9 (Josh Lowensohn)
  • Apple v. Samsung: What’s The Worst That Could Happen? http://cnet.co/MR2bBq (Roger Cheng)
  • Jury Will Miss Out On Deleted Emails in Apple v. Samsung Trial – http://bit.ly/MMj9B4 (Eric Robi)
  • The Apple vs. Samsung Patent Dispute: 20 Talking Points – http://onforb.es/PE4IMY (Connie Guglielmo)
  • Apple vs. Samsung: Jury Begins Deliberations – http://huff.to/NhECmU (Dan Levine)
  • Lawyers in Apple-Samsung Patent Dispute Try for Simple Themes – http://bit.ly/MNi1Nu (Scott Graham)
  • Apple’s Closing Statements: Samsung Products ‘Substantially the Same’ as Ours – http://bit.ly/ML1MRh (Christina Bonnington)
  • Apple, Samsung Lawyers Make Final Pitches to U.S. Jury – http://bit.ly/SParA8 (Dan Levine)
  • Apple v. Samsung Patent War Continues – http://bit.ly/SMLlBX (BLLAWG)
  • eDiscovery in Apple v. Samsung: No Adverse Inference – http://bit.ly/Pbz2xW (Jeffrey Gross)
  • Samsung Sought to Beat IPhone With Galaxy Nexus, Apple Says – http://bloom.bg/PAdLk2 (Susan Decker)
  • Apple-Samsung Jury: Verdict Form May Blow Your Minds – http://cnet.co/PzPHOk (Josh Lowensohn)
  • Daily Report: Apple-Samsung Decision Could Have Wide Impact – http://nyti.ms/SJAVTA (NY Times)
  • Samsung Neutralizes Adverse Inference Jury Instruction Concerning Deleted Emails – http://bit.ly/MGT5Hv (Florian Mueller)
  • Why Samsung’s Great Contributions To Smartphone Innovation Don’t Give It Much Leverage In Court -http://bit.ly/MGSRjE (Florian Mueller)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Week Three Highlights – http://bit.ly/Pw51LU (IT-Lex)
  • Apple v. Samsung Turns Into ‘He Said, She Said’ on the Final Day of Testimony – http://vrge.co/PvXywm (Bryan Bishop)
  • Magistrate Judge Grewal Denies Samsung’s Sanctions Motion as Untimely | ESIninja – http://bit.ly/Ow5jOW (John Horan)
  • Apple, Samsung Trial: ‘We are Done’ – http://bit.ly/Pv1P19 (TechRadar)
  • Samsung’s Case That It Didn’t Copy the iPhone and iPad—In Pictures – http://bit.ly/OsHtU2 (Jon Brodkin)
  • Is Apple Likely to “Lose” the Samsung Trial?  http://bit.ly/Pbz4WK (Jeffrey Gross)
  • Samsung Drops After Resting Case in Apple Patent Dispute – Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/Rn6yXY (Saeromi Shin, Jun Yang)
  • Judge Denies Samsung’s Motion For Adverse Inference Jury Instruction Against Apple – http://bit.ly/OqEcVt (Florian Mueller)
  • Apple-Samsung Patent Lawsuit Settlement? Never Say Never – http://bit.ly/OqFgbQ (The VAR Guy)
  • Benchslap of the Day: Are You On Crack? http://bit.ly/OqIcoS (Christopher Danzig)
  • Samsung Expert: Apple Damages Estimates are Overstated – http://bit.ly/RkDujK (Dan Levine)
  • Samsung E-Mails Show Google Asked Devices Not Mimic Apple – Businessweek – http://buswk.co/N2Y9Hz (Joel Rosenblatt)
  • Samsung Designer Says Galaxy Tab 10.1 Work Preceded iPad Announcement – http://dthin.gs/PpUy2u (Ina Fried)
  • Berkeley Professor Teece, Notorious for Abetting FRAND Abuse, to Testify for Samsung on Friday – http://bit.ly/N0UGJw (Florian Mueller)
  • Judge Urges Apple and Samsung to Settle Ahead of Verdict | Reuters – http://reut.rs/PpRzqO (Dan Levine)
  • Apple Turns to Federal Circuit to Keep Data in Patent Trial Private – http://bit.ly/PnQpMA (Scott Graham)
  • Apple’s Proxy War Against Google Officially out of Hand with Apple v. Samsung – @LXBN Roundtable – http://bit.ly/MYoR4f (Jared Sulzdorf)
  • Apple Expert Shines Light on Samsung Sales in U.S. – http://bit.ly/MWxSL5 (iTechPost)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Adverse Inference Redux for Samsung’s E-Mail Practices – http://bit.ly/OV4G2D (Cynthia Courtney)
  • Samsung Takes On Apple Over Value Of Phone Features – http://bit.ly/PiCN5d (Dan Levine)
  • Northern District of California Issues Adverse Inference Instruction for Inadequate Preservation – http://bit.ly/MSH3MB (Reed Smith)
  • Apple Catches Samsung Trying To Pull A Couple Fast Ones – Apple 2.0 – http://bit.ly/MUjhzQ (Philip Elmer-DeWitt)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Week Two Highlights – http://bit.ly/MQjFPI (@ITLexOrg)
  • Judge Tired of Apple-Samsung Blame Game, Orders ‘Meet and Confer’ on Sunday – http://bit.ly/MQiNdR (Florian Mueller)
  • The Apple iPhone … Still the Winner in the “Cool Factor” Contest – EAM Capital Partners- http://bit.ly/PcRRkX (Greg Bufithis)
  • Steve Jobs offered Samsung Apple’s crown jewels for $250M – Apple 2.0 – http://bit.ly/MLLkRR (Philip Elmer-Dewitt)
  • Apple and Samsung’s Big Geeky Patent Trial Continues – http://onforb.es/P7XVLs (Brian Caulfield)
  • Apple Details 2010 Presentation to Samsung on Android Patent Infringement, Licensing Offer – http://engt.co/Npmyn1 (Richard Lawler)
  • Northern District of California Issues Adverse Inference Instruction for Inadequate Preservation – http://bit.ly/MSH3MB (Reed Smith)
  • As Trial Rages On, Court Filing Sheds New Light On Apple And Samsung Device Sales –  http://tcrn.ch/P345MM (@ChrisVelazco)
  • Apple v. Samsung Gets The Conan Treatment – http://bit.ly/ONxFFy (@ITLexOrg)
  • Samsung Could Face Court Penalty Over Lawyer’s Oversight – http://bit.ly/OOrPUA (Martyn Williams)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Patent Trial of the Century? | Corporate Law Report – http://bit.ly/ONIS9e (@IPLawAlerts)
  • Samsung Relative Evaluation Report on S1, iPhone – http://scr.bi/MBJ2F0 (John Paczkowski)
  • Freshly Sanctioned Samsung Wants Same for Apple – http://bit.ly/ONzgeC (William Dottinga)
  • Samsung’s Latest Issue With Rules: One Trial Lawyer Not Admitted in the Relevant District? http://bit.ly/ONyJcz (Florian Mueller)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Who Copied Who? (Cartoon) http://bit.ly/OMD4wH (The Joy of Tech)
  • Samsung Can Hardly Explain Away All Apple’s Smoking Guns For Intentional Copying – http://bit.ly/MzkfkO (Florian Mueller)
  • Here’s the Document That Could Score Apple a Victory in the Samsung Trial – http://on.mash.to/OMqVbd (Marc Georges)
  • Legal Hold and Preservation at Center of Apple/Samsung Battle – http://bit.ly/OXA172 (Jim McGann)
  • Samsung, Apple Spar Over Gadgets’ Specs | Reuters – http://reut.rs/OKmFvC (Dan Levine, Edwin Chin)
  • Apple Expert Says Buyers Mistook Samsung Tablets for iPad – Businessweek – http://buswk.co/N0Vcaz (Joel Rosenblatt)
  • Australian Patent Dispute: Apple v. Samsung Trial Blows Out To Mid-2013 – http://zd.net/OI4i7y (Josh Taylor)
  • How is Samsung’s Native Korea Responding to the IP Battle with Apple?—Nathan McMurray | @LXBN – http://bit.ly/OHXKpt (Colin O’Keefe)
  • Apple and Samsung take Australian Legal Battle to the ‘Hot Tub’ – http://bit.ly/PzKZft (Jane Wardell)
  • Samsung: Apple Pushed Expert Witnesses to Change their Minds | Macworld – http://bit.ly/MrSLNS (Jeremy Kirk)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Week One Highlights – http://bit.ly/OBUjAG (IT-Lex)
  • “Playing the Jury Card: Samsung trying to get an Apple Mistrial?” – http://bit.ly/OD2EHe (Philip Elmer-Dewitt)
  • Judge Slams Samsung Lawyers – WSJ.com – http://on.wsj.com/M9RRV0 (Ian Sherr)
  • Samsung’s Big Zinger in Patent Case: Apple Exec Liked 7-Inch Galaxy – http://bit.ly/QqPEVG (Christina DesMarais)
  • Apple’s Schiller Testifies in Smartphone Patent Trial – http://nyti.ms/MnZ6dh (Nick Bilton)
  • Samsung Says Apple’s Claim is an Affront to the Integrity of the Jury @CIOonline – http://bit.ly/MnZloI (John Ribeiro)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Lack of Custodian Follow-Up+Failure to Suspend Auto-Deletion of Email=Adverse Inference – http://bit.ly/MaaYhA (@LegalHoldPro)
  • Who’s Tweeting live from the Apple v Samsung trial? http://bit.ly/OD6AI4 (@KevinOKeefe)
  • Quinn Emanuel Partner Defending Samsung at Odds With Federal Judge – http://bit.ly/PsjynF (Amy Miller)
  • Apple-Samsung Judge ‘Livid’ Over Document Disclosure – http://bit.ly/OwVyE6 (Charles Babcock)
  • Apple Asks Court to Sanction Samsung – http://on.wsj.com/OwVqnW (Jessica Vascellaro, Ashby Jones)
  • Apple v. Samsung: Having to Go Back to the E-Discovery Basics – http://bit.ly/Mo8AFp (Mike Hamilton)
  • Will Samsung’s Patent Court Doc Leak Backfire Spectacularly? http://bit.ly/PrTp8s (Brid-Aine Parnell)
  • “Sony-Style” Evidence (Mostly) Excluded in Apple vs. Samsung Trial – http://bit.ly/PvEYQR (Jeffrey Gross)
  • Apple-Samsung Case Shows How Far U.S. Design Patents Have Come – http://bit.ly/RjToW4 (Lisa Shuchman)
  • iWin: Apple Defeats Samsung in Key Pre-Trial Motion – http://bit.ly/OzXID3 (Michael Pontrelli)
  • Fighting Over Rectangles: Why Apple Can’t Win The Patent War – http://bit.ly/OBA32j (Skylar Greene)
  • Apple, Samsung, Dance the Courtroom Jig – Lucy Koh Hears Evidence on the Origin of the Oblong – http://bit.ly/OD3uDR (Tamlin Magee)
  • In Apple-Samsung trial, it’s John Quinn v. Judge Koh – http://bit.ly/OD3Vy2 (Alison Frankel)
  • Back to Basics: What You Thought Everyone Knew About Legal Holds – http://bit.ly/OAgtDH (Dennis Kiker)
  • The Method Behind Apple’s Patent Madness – http://rww.to/OD35RW (Dan Rowinski)
  • Jurors Hear Competing Claims in iPad Copycat Case – http://bit.ly/OD3iV1 (Amy Miller)
  • Proposed Spoliation Rules Would Impact Apple-Samsung Trial – http://bit.ly/QQTeoI (Henry Kelston)
  • On the Eve of Trial with Apple, Samsung is Dealt Adverse Inference Sanction – http://bit.ly/LZc8MI (Doug Austin)
  • Failure to Disable Auto-Delete And Follow Up On Litigation Hold Results in Adverse Inference – http://bit.ly/Oz8lU6 (K&L Gates)
  • Adverse Inference Sanction Issued in High Stakes Patent Dispute – http://bit.ly/Q5HVMv (Philp Favro)
  • Once Again, Tech Giant Samsung Handed Sanctions for Failure to Preserve – http://bit.ly/OwVPXB (Mikki Tomlinson)
  • Samsung Seeks Relief from Spoliation Sanction, Moves to Sanction Apple for Spoliation - http://bit.ly/OBh0p6 (John Horan)
  • Samsung Sanctioned in Big-Bucks Patent Case for Not Turning Off Company Email Auto-Delete System – http://bit.ly/LRLS7c (Martha Neil)
  • Legal Holds ARE important! “Jury to Hear Samsung Destroyed Evidence” http://bit.ly/QbbWY6 (Project Counsel)
  • On Eve of Trial, Apple Obtains Adverse Inference Instruction for Samsung’s Email Spoliation – http://bit.ly/LPLcz8 (John Horan)

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