November 1, 2011 by Alexander Melfi
Alexander Melfi is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, and is currently enrolled in Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji’s Patents class, in Fall 2011. As part of the course requirements, students are asked to write a blog on a topic of their choice.
At the last count, the number of lawsuits between Apple and Samsung in relation to infringements of wireless and tablet computer technology had reached 21. This world-spanning legal battle between two of the tech industry’s titans has been a regular news item for the past few months and figures to continue as such for the foreseeable future. As patent-based litigation continues to grow, this case stands out as it has become increasingly complex.