Fed. Circ. Affirms $5M Patent Award For SEB

Law360, New York (February 8, 2010, 2:26 PM EST) -- Detecting no error in the lower court's decision, a federal appeals court has upheld an award of $4.88 million in damages and interest for French home cooking appliance maker SEB SA in its suit accusing Pentalpha Enterprises Ltd. of infringing a patent for a plastic skirt on a deep fryer.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday denied Pentalpha's appeal of several post-trial motions, ruling that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had correctly refused to grant...
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