Fed. Circ. Affirms $3.5M Award In Fiber Optics IP Row

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 1:37 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit has affirmed a jury's award of nearly $3.5 million in lost profits to Emcore Corp. and JDS Uniphase Corp. in an appeal over Optium Corp.’s alleged infringement of two patents for fiber-optic technology.

A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the award without comment in a nonprecedential judgment issued Tuesday. A more detailed opinion was not immediately available.

The ruling comes two weeks after Emcore and Optium sparred before the panel over whether the jury was...
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