Oral Arguments Held In Apple, Samsung Smartphone Design Patent Dispute

(October 12, 2016, 8:02 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON. D.C. — An award of infringer’s profits in a design patent case should consist only of those profits attributable to the article of manufacture to which the design patent is applied and not all profits realized from the total product, an attorney for petitioner Samsung Electronics Co. told the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 11 (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 15-777, U.S. Sup.).

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However, according to Seth P. Waxman, representing respondent Apple Inc., “conceptually” Section 289 of...
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