15 December 2015Patents

Samsung seeks to overturn Apple patent ruling at US Supreme Court

Samsung has requested that the US Supreme Court reverse a $399 million decision in its patent dispute with Apple, arguing that previous rulings overprotect design patents covering Apple’s smartphone devices.

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7 December 2015   Samsung has agreed to pay Apple $548 million to settle its long-running patent infringement dispute with the rival company.
20 January 2016   Pressure is growing on the US Supreme Court to grant Samsung’s writ seeking to restrict “unjustified windfalls” in design patent cases, after Google and Facebook threw their weight behind the Korean company in its dispute with Apple.
21 March 2016   The US Supreme Court has accepted Samsung’s petition to hear its patent dispute with Apple centring on a $400 million infringement ruling.