U.S. Supreme Court To Weigh In On Infringer’s Profits In Apple, Samsung Case

Mealey's (March 21, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its March 21 orders list, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a dispute over infringer’s profits awarded to Apple Inc. in its dispute with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. over various design patents covering the appearance of the popular iPhone smartphone (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. Apple Inc., No. 15-777, U.S. Sup.).

Profit Attribution

The grant of certiorari applies only to the second issue raised by Samsung in its petition — whether, where a design patent is applied to only...
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