If the factual circumstances change then Apple holds the right to change their stand on Samsung Galaxy S III Mini.
In the meantime the other devices that Apple added in the suit that Apple filed on November 23. The devices include Galaxy S III, Galaxy Tab, Rugby Pro. Hearing would be held in court in 2014.
In addition, prominent cases like the one involving Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III is scheduled to start hearings on March 31, 2014.
Now, only time will say whether dropping the device from the list of device is a temporary act or an approach towards a permanent solution.