Apple v. Samsung: What's Next in Their Patent War?

James Gibson, University of Richmond - School of Law


Patent litigation between Apple and Samsung continues to attract enormous attention, with newspapers, public commentators, industry executives, and investors all struggling to understand not only the cases, but also the bigger picture implications of this much-hyped patent war.

Back in July, I sketched some early thoughts about this patent fight. In September, Jim Gibson wrote a post here, offering an update just after the California jury ruled. Now, with another major round of hearings set for December, I thought it time to come back one more time, update my own analysis, and think ahead to where things will likely go by the end of the year. [...]