Acushnet Doesn't Infringe Golf Ball Patents: Jury

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A federal jury has found that Titleist golf ball manufacturer Acushnet Co. does not infringe four patents for golf balls asserted by Callaway Golf Co.

Following a six-day trial, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Monday found all the Callaway patents-in-suit invalid as anticipated and obvious. The verdict comes after a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that reversed a partial win for Callaway in an earlier trial.

The case dates back to 2006,...
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