Carnegie Mellon Wants $1.2B Award Trebled In Marvell IP Row

Law360, Philadelphia (February 11, 2013, 6:23 PM EST) -- Carnegie Mellon University sought to build upon its $1.2 billion victory over Marvell Technology Group Ltd. in a patent infringement dispute Monday, asking a Pennsylvania federal judge for treble damages against the company as well as imposition of $321.8 million in prejudgment interest.

The university argued that U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer had grounds to treble the damages awarded by a Pennsylvania federal jury in December, contending that Marvell had willfully infringed the school’s disk drive technology. It also asked for a permanent injunction against...
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