Fed. Circ. Reduces Damages In EMI Patent Case

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 4:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has trimmed an award of $1.4 million in damages and attorneys' fees to Universal Support Systems LLC in a case where Universal accused bankrupt Electro-Mechanical Industries Inc. of infringing a patent for racks used to hold telecommunications equipment.

In a ruling Tuesday the Federal Circuit ruled that Judge Vanessa Gilmore of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas erred in calculating both the damages award and the attorneys' fees due to Universal and remanded...
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