Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Jury Awards Conceptus $18 Million Based on 20% Royalty Rate

Following a jury trial the jury returned a verdict finding that defendant contributed to and induced doctors to infringe defendant's contraceptive surgical procedure patent and that the patent was not invalid by reason of anticipation, obviousness, lack of written description, or lack of enablement. The jury awarded $18,807,241 based on a royalty rate of 20%.

Conceptus, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc.,
3-09-cv-02280 (CAND October 17, 2011, Verdict).

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