ATV Damages Dispute Returns To Federal Circuit

Law360, New York (November 18, 2009, 12:50 PM EST) -- The inventor at the center of a patent battle with all-terrain vehicle giant Polaris Industries Inc. is headed back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, upset over the “inadequate” prejudgment interest awarded on top of a recent $1.4 million infringement ruling in his favor.

Plaintiff Floyd M. Minks filed a notice of appeal Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida challenging U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell's September decision to hand him $86,745.05 in prejudgment interest.

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