Gilstrap Doubles $4M Jury Verdict In LCD Patent Row

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 7:25 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap on Monday ordered Chi Mei Innolux Corp. to pay competitor Eidos Display LLC more than $8 million for infringing a patent tied to LCD displays, doubling a jury’s verdict as punishment for Innolux’s repeated discovery misconduct and lack of investigation into the infringement claims.

The judge added $4.1 million in enhancements on top of the Eastern District of Texas jury’s $4.1 million verdict from June. However, Judge Gilstrap didn’t approve all requested enhancements and denied attorneys' fees for Eidos, noting that...
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