The decision was UNANIMOUS in an opinion written by Justice Sotomayor.
Well done, Supremes!
Again, we were right all along on the patent issues, and the Federal Circuit, you guessed it, was wrong again.
See our postings at
- The Patent Windfall Profits Games and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 15-777 in U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument.
- Patent Wars at an End? Samsung Wins Final Federal Circuit Appeal Against Apple With Positive Ramifications for Android
- Patent Jury Award in Apple v. Samsung Vastly Overstates Real Worth of Patents Involved According to Professor Love where we wrote:
"The only way for the broken patent system to be corrected is by Congressional legislation and/or a Supreme Court decision requiring or holding that anything that derives normally from the state of the art is OBVIOUS, and that damage awards for any patent infringement must consider awards in light of the total number of patents residing in any tech gadget, thus reducing patents to the actual value of the invention as it is incorporated into a tech gadget."