Alexandra Kay | Bloomberg Law Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., No. 11-CV-01846-LHK, 2011 BL 268464 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 18, 2011) Apple Inc.'s counterclaims alleging that Samsung Electronics Co. violated the Sherman Act and California's Unfair Competition Law by failing to disclose its intellectual property rights to a wireless industry standard-setting organization and by making misleading statements about its intent to license patents were dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The court held that Apple's failure to allege sufficient monopoly power or that Samsung acted in concert with another party warranted dismissal of its antitrust counterclaims. The court also granted Samsung's motion to strike certain counterclaims as duplicative.
Apple and Samsung Intellectual Property Litigation Leads to Antitrust Claims
Apple Fails to Establish Monopoly Power
Antitrust Injury Adequately Alleged
Apple Fails to Allege that Samsung Acted in Concert
California UCL Claims Fail
Court Grants Samsung's Motions to Strike Two of Apple's Counterclaims
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