Honeywell $46.58 Million Jury Verdict Overturned

Law360, New York (August 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has overturned a $46.58 million jury verdict in a patent infringement case from 2001 over aircraft power unit systems.

Honeywell International Inc. sued Hamilton Sundstrand, a division of United Technologies Corp., over two patents used in auxiliary power units that the companies both sold to Airbus S.A.S.

In a 10-day trial in 2001 before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, a jury found that Hamilton had infringed on Honeywell’s patents. Honeywell asked for treble damages, which the court denied....
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