“Samsung Grudgingly Agrees to Write Apple a $548M Check”

WSJ logoAlexander Poltorak, General Patent Corporation’s founder and CEO, was quoted in this article that covered the conclusion of Apple and Samsung’s four-year legal battle. Commenting on Apple's inability to receive injunctive relief after receiving a verdict of infringement, Dr. Poltorak observed, "This raised the question about the very nature of our patent system,” and added “If a patent is no longer the right to exclude, what is it? Are we moving away from the traditional U.S. patent regime with strong exclusionary right, as mandated by our Constitution, to the European-style compulsory license regime?" read more