Fed. Circ. Upholds Corning's $61M Loss On Cable Patents
By Matthew Bultman (March 13, 2018, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday upheld PPC Broadband Inc.'s $61 million win in a patent infringement case against a subsidiary of Corning Inc. over coaxial cable connectors, rejecting arguments that the lower court made a "cavalcade of errors."
The appeals court summarily affirmed, without comment, the judgment against Corning Optical Communications RF LLC after a jury in the Northern District of New York found it willfully infringed two of its rival's patents.
Corning Optical had argued the district court made a "cavalcade of errors," which the company said started with its interpretation of certain terms in the patent. Corning maintained that...
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