Home Depot Appeals $23.5M Saw Safety Patent Loss

Law360, New York (June 15, 2010, 1:38 PM EDT) -- The Home Depot USA Inc. has decided to appeal a nearly $23.5 million judgment against it in a patent infringement suit accusing the home improvement retailer of stealing a former contractor's idea for a saw safety device.

Home Depot lodged a notice Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida that it planned to appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit a $15 million jury verdict finding that the company infringed a patent held by former independent contractor...
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