Supreme Court Passes Over Mee Appeal Of Dow Verdict

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 6:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a circuit court's ruling that Dow Chemical Co. doesn't owe Mee Industries Inc. punitive damages for maliciously accusing the cooling system maker of infringing two gas turbine patents.

In denying the petition, the high court passed up an opportunity to determine how a clear and convincing evidentiary standard can be considered in a ruling on a Rule 40 motion for judgment as a matter of law without engaging in impermissible weighing of evidence, according to an attorney for...
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