Fed. Circ. Backs Dow's $5.9M Fee Award In Bayer Patent Case

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 9:09 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court's decision that Bayer must pay Dow $5.9 million in attorneys' fees because its suit against Dow over soybean patents was based on a "contorted reading" of a license and "should never have been filed."

The patents at issue cover genetically modified, weed-killer-resistant soybean seeds and Bayer licensed them to a company called MS Technologies, which in turn licensed them to Dow. (AP) The appeals court ruled that Judge Renée Marie Bumb of the District of Delaware correctly...
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