High Court Asked To Review $111M SynQor Patent Win

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A coalition of technology companies has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $111 million damages award to SynQor Inc. for the infringement of five patents covering power converter systems, arguing that the Federal Circuit is defying the high court's recent precedent on two key patent litigation factors.

In a petition for a writ of certiorari filed Sept. 23, the companies, including Artesyn Technologies Inc., told the justices that the Federal Circuit applied a too-rigid standard for determining the obviousness of a patent and a...
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