US Asks Justices To Deny Samsung Appeal In Apple IP Feud

Law360, New York (October 10, 2017, 7:40 PM EDT) -- The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Samsung’s appeal of a decision upholding a $120 million jury verdict in its smartphone patent clash with Apple, but the government suggested there was reason for concern about Federal Circuit rules for showing a patent is obvious.

Solicitor General Noel J. Francisco conveyed the government's position in a brief filed Oct. 4 after the justices asked for the government’s stance in June. Francisco said the petition for writ of certiorari that Samsung Electronics Co....
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