Enzo, ABI Lose New Trial Bids After $49M DNA Patent Verdict
By Kat Greene
Law360, Los Angeles (August 2, 2013, 10:38 PM ET) -- A Connecticut federal judge Thursday denied plaintiffs' and defendants' requests for a new trial in a patent infringement dispute over whether Applied Biosystems Inc. infringed Enzo Biochem Inc.’s DNA sequencing systems, a fight that ended in a $48.6 million verdict for Enzo.
U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arderton ruled against both parties’ posttrial motions for a new trial, ruling that Enzo deserved no more damages than it was awarded at trial for ABI’s alleged infringements. Further, the new evidence introduced by the defendants wasn’t sufficient to...