Lexmark, Abbyy Owe Nuance $107M In IP Damages, Jury Told

Law360, San Francisco (August 19, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- If a California federal jury finds that Abbyy Software House and Lexmark International Inc. infringed Nuance Communications Inc.'s patents and trade dress on optical character recognition software, the defendants should pay $107 million in damages, Nuance's damages expert testified Monday.

In the trial, Nuance aims to prove that Abbyy's OCR software infringed patents on the technology that translates printed pages into computer text files and that Lexmark contributed by selling Abbyy software in bundles with its printers.

Before Abbyy entered the market, Lexmark's printers were sold...
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