Patent Wars: Apple Versus Samsung

Does patent law support new ideas or hinder them?
William Duggan, Kathryn Rudie Harrigan  | Spring 2016
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On December 4, 2015, the US Federal District Court ruled that Samsung must pay Apple $548 million in damages resulting from its infringement of Appleā€™s design patents on the iPhone. Case A takes a multi-sided view of patent law, presenting arguments both for and against its enforcement in the technology age. Case B presents the views of Professor Kathryn Rudie Harrigan, commenting on whether patent laws inhibit or promote innovation.

Case ID: 160419

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