Jury Awards $52M To Siemens Unit In Scanner Case

Law360, New York (September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury has awarded a Siemens AG unit $52.3 million in damages after finding that a U.S. subsidiary of Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA infringed a patent covering technology used in medical imaging scanners.

Although the jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Thursday did find in favor of Malvern, Penn.-based Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., it determined that the infringement was not willful.

Siemens lodged the suit in April 2007, alleging Ohio-based Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc. supplied Siemens’ competitor...
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