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Controversy emerges over Samsung expert on ITC case
Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 11:32am

Controversy has emerged over a new expert on an Ericsson v. Samsung case at the US International Trade Commission, according to reports. Complaints began when FOSS Patents discovered that the Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob has been brought onto Samsung's side in the ITC dispute. Jacob, significantly, was one of the UK judges who ruled that Apple was non-compliant in publishing a required admission that Samsung hadn't violated Apple's iPad patents.



While the judge may not have violated any laws, it has raised concerns over conflict of interest. Samsung tells the International Business Times that Jacob isn't a legal representative for Samsung, but has been contracted as an expert by a lawfirm representing Samsung at the ITC. Ericsson is accusing Samsung of patent infringement and asking the ITC for bans on several Samsung devices. Among these are the Galaxy S III, the Galaxy Note II, and the Galaxy Tab.

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