High Court Should Accept Samsung Case, Despite SG's Brief

By Joshua Wolson (October 26, 2017, 2:23 PM EDT) -- As the World Series kicks off, most teams in Major League Baseball are left to say, "Wait 'til next year." At the same time, the solicitor general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take a similar approach as the long-running patent dispute between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. makes its way back before the Supreme Court.

Waiting until next year is not good enough in this context, though. Absent the Supreme Court's intervention, an en banc decision of the Federal Circuit will dictate how all future district courts and Federal Circuit panels approach issues of whether an invention...

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