Solicitor General To Participate In Supreme Court Samsung, Apple Patent Case

Mealey's (September 29, 2016, 1:47 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a Sept. 26 miscellaneous order list, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a motion by the U.S. solicitor general to participate as amicus curiae in the upcoming oral arguments in a design patent lawsuit between Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. pertaining to Apple smartphone designs (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 15-777, U.S. Sup.).

(Order list available. Document #24-161020-005R.)

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At issue in the dispute are three Apple smartphone design patents covering a black, rectangular round-cornered...
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