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  • Tablet Takedown: Apple-Samsung Patent Spat Headed to Trial
    The Recorder - July 30, 2012
    Partner Neil Smith was quoted in the article “Tablet Takedown: Apple-Samsung Patent Spat Headed to Trial.” In the article, Smith discusses the upcoming smartphone and tablet patent litigation between Apple and Samsung, which he calls “our own local legal Olympics.
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    Neil Smith, a partner in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices, discussed the significance of the legal career of Bertram Rowland, who wrote and prosecuted the first patents for gene splicing.