The Effect Of Quanta On Patent Damages

Law360, New York (October 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Quanta Computer, Inc. v. LG Electronics Inc. (28 S. Ct. 823 (2008)), and in consideration of the doctrine of patent exhaustion and its impact on patent disputes, litigants are faced with decisions that can have far reaching ramifications, including the availability of different measures of damages and the amount of such calculations.

As the recent ruling in Quanta has defined back into line perceived possible exceptions to the general doctrine of patent exhaustion, including method claims...
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