Fed. Circ. Upholds Most Of Ruling Against Photo Co.

Law360, New York (January 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The federal circuit has ruled against the majority of appeals made by a photo company owner who claimed he did not violate patents held by Fuji Photo Film Co., but remanded the case back to the U.S. International Trade Commission to adjust civil penalties based on a favorable ruling on one appeal.

The ITC penalized Jack Benun, founder of Jazz Photo Corp., $13 million in 2004 for infringing 15 of Fuji’s patents by restoring old Fuji cameras and reselling them. The U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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