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When is Infringement Willful: Is Pre-Lawsuit Knowledge of a Patent Required for Enhanced Damages?

Damages for patent infringement have reached new heights in recent years, passing even the one-billion-dollar mark. A jury recently awarded VLSI Technology $2.175 billion in damages against Intel Corporation for infringement of patents related to electronic device processor chips, which the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas upheld in denying Intel’s Rule 50(b) Motion for Judgment ...

Damages for patent infringement have reached new heights in recent years, passing even the one-billion-dollar mark. A jury recently awarded VLSI Technology $2.175 billion in damages against Intel Corporation for ...