Delaware Federal Jury Sides With Patent Plaintiff, Awards $37.5 Million
(January 27, 2016, 2:51 PM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A jury empaneled before U.S. Judge Leonard P. Stark of the District of Delaware sided squarely with a medical device maker on Jan. 26, deeming two patents infringed, rejecting a defense assertion of patent invalidity and awarding the plaintiff $37.5 million in damages (Greatbatch Ltd. v. AVX Corporation, et al., No. 13-723, D. Del.).
(Verdict available. Document #16-160201-010V.)
Jurors were instructed by Judge Stark to “assume” that a third patent belonging to Greatbatch Ltd. — U.S. patent No. 6,888,715 — was also infringed,...