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For a second time, Judge Lucy Koh rules that remarks about protecting patents from foreign companies weren't enough to sway jury. But she admonishes Apple's legal team.
Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.
An attorney for Apple cautions the jury that patent infringement destroys economies and companies, much like what happened with US TV makers. A judge denies Samsung's mistrial request.
The court is mulling its options if the jury in the Oracle-Google trial fails to reach a unanimous verdict on charges of copyright infringement.
The suit brought by Novell alleged that, through anticompetitive tactics, Microsoft encouraged Novell to develop products but then withdrew support as it launched Windows 95.
Juror hears that defendant in manslaughter case acted prudently. Needing to be sure what "prudent" meant, he checks on is phone and a mistrial is declared.
The Recording Industry Association of America has been dealt another blow in its only copyright infringement case to go to trial.
The RIAA is appealing a judge's decision to throw out the guilty verdict against Jammie Thomas, who was dinged $220,000 for sharing music online.
Judge declares mistrial in the case of Jammie Thomas, who earlier had been ordered to pay the recording industry $222,000 for alleged copyright infringement.
The company tells the court, according to Foss Patents, that it wants a mistrial and a second chance at resolving the issue of copyrights.