Jury Rewards Informatica With $25M Verdict

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury has awarded $25.2 million to Informatica Corp., which alleged that rival software company Business Objects SA had infringed its patents through the sale of a data integration product.

On Monday, the jury determined that the two patents in question were valid and that the infringement was willful. The decision came just a few days after the judge in the case, Elizabeth D. LaPorte, ruled that Business Objects’ Data Integrator product infringed the patents as a matter of law.

“The jury’s determination that Business...
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