Samsung asks Supreme Court to overturn Apple patent damages

Tuesday 15 December 2015 | 08:46 CET | News
Samsung Electronics has asked the US Supreme Court to overturn a USD 399 million patent award it was ordered to pay Apple for copied iPhone designs. According to the petition reported by Bloomberg, Samsung asked the court to consider the scope of design patents and how damages are calculated in such cases. It's challenging an appeals court ruling that Samsung had infringed the design patents and that the law entitles Apple to a cut of Samsung's total profits from smartphones that used the patented designs. The court is expected to decide early next year whether to take up the case. 

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