July 27, 2012 -- Professor Douglas Lichtman commented on Apple and Samsung going to court over alleged patent infringements. His comments appear in a Bloomberg article.
A settlement remains unlikely because Apple may be confident it can prove patent infringement and persuade the judge to permanently bar Samsung products that are “no more than colorably different” from any single banned tablet or smartphone, said Doug Lichtman, a law professor at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Such a ruling would prevent Samsung from evading an injunction by manufacturing new products that are only “trivially different” from a smartphone or tablet found to be infringing Apple patents, Lichtman said in an e-mail.
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