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High Court Could Open Door To Worldwide Patent Damages

Law360 (April 9, 2018, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A case the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear next week has the potential to shake up the law on patent damages by significantly expanding the amount of money patent owners could be able to recover to include profits lost in other countries due to infringement in the U.S.

At arguments on April 16, the justices will consider whether the Federal Circuit was correct to discard $93 million in lost profits that Schlumberger Ltd. unit WesternGeco LLC won from Ion Geophysical Corp. in a patent...
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