Jury Awards Fuji $11.7M In Camera Patent Spat

Law360, New York (June 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fujifilm Corp. has won a jury verdict of more than $11.7 million in its long-standing patent dispute with the makers of refurbished disposable cameras.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Friday found that defendants Jazz Products LLC and company President Jack C. Benun, along with manufacturers Polytech Enterprises Ltd. and Polytech (Shenzhen) Camera Co. Ltd., willfully infringed Fuji's patent.

The jury awarded Fuji a royalty rate of $2 per camera, plus a $2.5 million lump sum, to total...
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