Lawyers for both Apple and Samsung heard US District Court Judge Lucy Koh loud and clear on Wednesday, when she urged the two sides to get on the phone and try for a settlement one last time. That conversation happened over the weekend, but Apple v. Samsung appears headed for a jury decision.
“The parties have met and conferred about case narrowing, but have not been able to narrow their cases further.” That's how this weekend's joint filing signed by attorneys on both sides read (as published by Bloomberg).
This wasn't the first time both sides sat down to talk settlement, but it's likely the last, with both sides resting their cases this past week. Previously, Judge Koh ordered the companies to meet back in May with the same endgame in mind. Back then, both Samsung CEO Choi Gee-sung and Apple CEO Tim Cook were present while the companies engaged in two days of unsuccessful court-ordered mediation.
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