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Supreme Court Tells Federal Circuit That It's Wrong - Again

June 2016
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June 2016 Client Alert

On June 13, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion rejecting the Federal Circuit's test for awarding enhanced damages in patent cases. In Halo Electronics v. Pulse Electronics and Stryker Corporation v. Zimmer, Inc., the Court held – unanimously – that the prevailing two-part test for enhancing patent damages established by the Federal Circuit in In re Seagate Technology, LLC was overly rigid and inconsistent with the express language of the Patent Act.

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