Halo Scores $1.5M Verdict In Pulse Electronics Patent Suit

By Ben James (November 28, 2012, 2:03 PM EST) -- A federal jury in Nevada awarded Halo Electronics Inc. $1.5 million on Monday after finding Pulse Electronics Corp. infringed three patents for packaging that houses surface mount transformers, which are used in computers and other electronic devices.

The jury said Las Vegas-based Halo had shown various Pulse Electronics products directly infringed Halo's patents, and that Pulse had induced others to infringe. Halo also convinced the jury that Pulse's infringement was willful.  

"Halo is an example of small business ingenuity that came up with an idea so good that larger companies, like Pulse, decided to copy it," Fish & Richardson PC's Thomas...

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