Fed. Circ. Affirms Versata's $391M Patent Win Against SAP

Law360, New York (May 01, 2013, 5:26 PM ET) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday affirmed a jury verdict that SAP America Inc. infringed a Versata Software Inc. patent for a way of organizing pricing data and is liable for $391 million in damages.

The appeals court rejected SAP's arguments that its software cannot infringe the patent as a matter of law and that the lower court miscalculated lost profits and reasonable royalties.

The court ruled that SAP's position that its products do not infringe is based on a misinterpretation of the claim language and that...
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