Federal Circuit Vacates, Remands Denial Of Patent Injunction
(July 20, 2016, 11:58 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Massachusetts judge did not err in enhancing a plaintiff’s damage award for willful patent infringement but should have granted the plaintiff a permanent injunction, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 19 in a dispute over marine generators (“gen-sets”) (WBIP LLC v. Kohler Co., Nos. 15-1038, -1044, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13136).
(Decision available. Document #16-160801-005Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Kimberly Moore, Kathleen M. O’Malley and Raymond Chen, the analysis by U.S. Judge Nathaniel...