Quanta Appeals $14.5M Hit In Disk Drive Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:54 PM EDT) -- Quanta Computer Inc. has decided to appeal a jury's award of $14.5 million in damages to Ricoh Co. Ltd. in an infringement dispute over two patents related to rewritable disk drive technology.

Quanta filed a notice of appeal Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, signaling it will contest the jury's finding that it indirectly infringed the patents.

The company also plans to contest the amount of damages assessed against the weight of evidence and Judge Barbara S. Crabb's decision not...
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