Fed. Circ. Wipes Out Omega's $4.6M Jury Win — For Now

By Tiffany Hu (September 14, 2021, 9:44 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday threw out Omega Patents' $4.6 million jury win in a retrial over vehicle tracking technology, calling for a new damages trial with regard to one of the patents.

In a 32-page precedential opinion, the majority of a three-judge panel said that a Florida federal court improperly barred CalAmp's expert, Dr. DeForest McDuff, from giving rebuttal testimony in a retrial last year that resulted in a jury finding that CalAmp infringed two patents owned by Omega and ordering $4.6 million in damages.

CalAmp had argued that the district court erred in determining that the admissibility of McDuff's...

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