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Samsung victorious at Supreme Court fight with 8-0 opinion against Apple

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For the first time in a century, the US Supreme Court has weighed in on how much design patents are worth. The answer: not nearly as much as Apple thinks.

The 8-0 opinion (PDF) is a rebuke to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which held that the relevant "article of manufacture" for calculating damages was—in fact, had to be—the entire smartphone. That meant even though Apple's patents covered only certain design elements, it was entitled to $399 million in lost profits damages.

I think everyone can agree that Samsung losing all profits from the infringing phones was a bit drastic.

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The case will go back down to the Federal Circuit, which will recalculate the damages using the Supreme Court's criteria. However, today's ruling is narrow enough that the appeals court could still come up with a high number—or even the same number. The Supreme Court said only that they can't assume the whole product is the damages base, but Sotomayor's opinion acknowledges that it could be appropriate in some cases.

Hopefully the damages will be much less than what was initially ruled, especially considering the infringed design patent is super general and really shouldn't have been granted in the first place.

 

 

 

Source: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/12/supreme-court-swipes-apples-399-million-damage-award-against-samsung/

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1 minute ago, Misanthrope said:

Yay for Samsung, they should celebrate with some fireworks!.....what, too soon?

I wanted to listen to Katty Perry's Fireworks with my iPhone 7 on my headphones but.... I can't

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Just now, Misanthrope said:

That's better to experience on the Note 7, VR like even when it comes to it.

I'm dead...

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1 minute ago, Prysin said:

they already did. Some would claim it was a bit premature

I hear they have a problem with tolerances being too close.

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1 minute ago, Prysin said:

are you saying samsung as a company is rather intolerant?

No of course no, don't attribute me any incendiary remarks like that.

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When was the last time there was a unanimous verdict? I'm so used to seeing 5-4, 4-4 splits that I've forgotten xD

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2 minutes ago, imreloadin said:

When was the last time there was a unanimous verdict? I'm so used to seeing 5-4, 4-4 splits that I've forgotten xD

More often than you realize, in fact the case just before this one was unanimous https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_term_opinions_of_the_Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States

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2 minutes ago, DeadEyePsycho said:

More often than you realize, in fact the case just before this one was unanimous https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_term_opinions_of_the_Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States

I figured there would be more lower profile cases that go through unanimously. It just seems like the ones that are split are the ones that are always reported on.

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1 minute ago, imreloadin said:

I figured there would be more lower profile cases that go through unanimously. It just seems like the ones that are split are the ones that are always reported on.

That's because those cases are controversial and not typically agreed upon by both ends of the political spectrum.

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32 minutes ago, Misanthrope said:

Yay for Samsung, they should celebrate with some fireworks!.....what, too soon?

Samsung be like.

 

 

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Imagine a patent "battle" over retail boxes, lmao, that would be funny as heck xD.

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Since the time this lawsuit got started I finished high school and am half-way done with college and the fucking thing just won't die...

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5 hours ago, VerticalDiscussions said:

Imagine a patent "battle" over retail boxes, lmao, that would be funny as heck xD.

Well, if someone files a design patent for a retail box and someone has an oddly similar box...

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10 hours ago, imreloadin said:

When was the last time there was a unanimous verdict? I'm so used to seeing 5-4, 4-4 splits that I've forgotten xD

That tends to happen when one of the sides is spewing bullshit like there's no tomorrow.

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Good. Apple needs less money.

 

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22 hours ago, deXxterlab97 said:

I'm dead...

how did you type that while being dead

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8 hours ago, MilkJugg24 said:

Good. Apple needs less money.

Apple>Samsung...just my opinion you know :P 

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