Monthly Archives: December 2016

Damages on Design Patents – Supreme Court says Value of “Component”

On December 6, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., v. Apple Inc. 580 U.S. ___ (2016) with a short, 9-page slip opinion (PDF). The controversy was over infringement of Apple’s three U.S. design patents: the D618,677 patent, covering a black rectangular front face with rounded corners (not the fully […]

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