Marvell Warns Fed. Circ. On Dangers Of $1.5B Verdict

Law360, Washington (April 7, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT) -- Marvell Technology Group Ltd. urged a Federal Circuit panel on Tuesday to throw out a record $1.54 billion judgment against it for allegedly infringing disk drive patents owned by Carnegie Mellon University, saying that affirming a jury's erroneous use of foreign sales in the verdict would have "sweeping consequences" for royalty awards.

A lower court defied Supreme Court and Federal Circuit precedent on extraterritoriality when it instructed the jury to factor Marvell's "noninfringing" overseas sales into the ultimate royalty damages verdict against the company in December 2012, Marvell told Circuit Judges Richard G. Taranto, Evan J. Wallach and Raymond T. Chen....

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