Samsung Asks Fed. Circ. To Nix $38M Fractus Antenna Ruling
By Erica Teichert
Law360, Washington (December 2, 2013, 5:45 PM ET) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. urged a Federal Circuit panel on Monday to reverse a $38 million penalty and the ongoing royalties it must pay for allegedly willfully infringing on four Fractus SA patents covering cellphone antenna technology, claiming there was no evidence justifying the infringement decision.
According to Samsung's counsel George A. Riley, the Texas federal court ignored limitations to Fractus' claim construction that would have prevented the infringement finding in the first place, but U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis also erred when he added $15...