Fed. Circ. Ships Apple-Samsung IP War To District Court
Law360, New York (February 7, 2017, 8:22 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit sent the long-running smartphone patent dispute between Apple and Samsung back to the Northern District of California on Tuesday, leaving it to the lower court to determine how to apply a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision vacating the nearly $400 million damages award won by Apple.
The Supreme Court's December decision reversed a ruling that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. must pay its profits from all the phones found to infringe Apple Inc.'s design patents, but the justices did not decide what the correct amount of damages should be. The Federal Circuit said Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Lucy...
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