Enzo Award Raised To $61M In DNA Patent Fight

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 2:02 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Friday added $12.4 million in prejudgment interest to the $48.6 million a jury awarded Enzo Biochem Inc. in its suit accusing Applied Biosystems Inc. of infringing a patent for labeling and detecting DNA and other nucleic acids.

U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton rejected ABI’s argument that Enzo wasn’t entitled to prejudgment interest since it delayed the suit for more than seven years after it became aware of its potential claims, finding a lack of evidence to demonstrate an unjustifiable delay....
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