Gilstrap Adds Enhanced Damages To $2.3M LG Patent Verdict
By Ryan Davis (November 4, 2016, 5:44 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap on Wednesday ordered LG to pay Core Wireless $456,000 in enhanced damages on top of a $2.28 million patent verdict, finding that the company had "undisputed" knowledge of Core's patents and "abruptly terminated" licensing talks.
Citing the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling known as Halo, which held that judges have broad discretion to award enhanced damages if infringement is willful, the Eastern District of Texas judge said LG Electronics Inc.'s conduct in the case fit the bill.
A jury found in September that LG willfully infringed two Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. patents for improving battery life...
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