Halo: Court Was Wrongly Restricted On Awarding Enhanced Damages In Patent Suit

Mealey's (January 14, 2016, 10:54 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Halo Electronics Inc. argues to the U.S. Supreme Court in a Dec. 9 brief that 35 U.S. Code Section 284 does not restrict district courts to enhancing damages only on a finding of "willful" infringement and that an appellate court erred in finding so in conflict with Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. (134 S. Ct. 1749 [2014]) (Halo Electronics Inc. v. Pulse Electronics Inc. and Pulse Electronics Corp., No. 14-1513, U.S. Sup.).

(Petitioner’s opening brief available. Document #78-160119-004B.)...
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