Judge To Review $52M Disk IP Verdict Against Quanta

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 1:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has asked for additional briefing to determine whether a $52 million jury verdict against Quanta Computer Inc. for infringing LaserDynamics Inc.’s disk recognition patent is excessive and warrants Quanta to receive a new trial or reduction in the damages award.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday denied Quanta’s bid for a new trial or remittitur based on allegedly improper court instructions, a hypothetical negotiation date, and a calculation of prejudgment interest for...
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