Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Apple v. Samsung iPhone Case

ix years after Apple Inc. filed its first lawsuit alleging unauthorized copying of the iPhone, the company will square off at the U.S. Supreme Court against rival Samsung Electronics Co. They will argue over how much of a $399 million patent infringement award Samsung must pay. The fight will be one of the last showdowns between two antagonists that have filed four dozen lawsuits against each other and spent hundreds of millions of dollars on legal fees.