High Court Sends Design Patent Dispute Back To Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (December 12, 2016, 2:57 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent back to the Federal Circuit a design patent dispute over a loading dock patent so the lower court can reassess in light of the high court’s recent Samsung v. Apple case.

With the Supreme Court ruling earlier this month in the high-profile battle between the two technology titans that Samsung’s penalty for infringing Apple’s smartphone design patents did not have to be the product's entire profits, the Federal Circuit should take another look at its own ruling in the...
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