Justices Asked To Review $13M Fairchild Charger IP Win

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 1:44 PM EDT) -- Power Integrations Inc. has warned the U.S. Supreme Court that U.S. patents will be infringed willy-nilly and boost infringers' global sales if a $12.9 million damages award over mobile phone charger patents against Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. isn't reinstated.

The Federal Circuit in March mostly vacated the $12.9 million award, saying that Power Integrations couldn't collect the bulk of the damages from Fairchild for induced infringement, based on semiconductor chips it sold in Asia that other companies later incorporated into infringing chargers, even though there was...
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