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Apple can’t add Samsung’s Galaxy S4 smartphone to infringement suit

Doing so would be a “tax on the court’s resources,” judge says

Are you getting tired of hearing about the Apple/Samsung patent battle? Turns out, so is the court.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal ruled yesterday that Apple Inc. cannot add Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S4 smartphone to the list of products Apple claims infringe on its patents. The tech companies are already duking it out over other smartphones, including Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Apple’s iPhone 5.

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