CalAmp Hit With $12M Damages, Fees In Tracking IP Row

By Carolina Bolado (July 19, 2017, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday tacked another $12 million in damages and attorneys' fees onto a $3 million jury award for Omega Patents LLC after finding that wireless communications manufacturer CalAmp Corp. infringed several patents covering vehicle tracking technology.

U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron said he deemed this an "exceptional case" that warrants trebling the damages awarded by the jury in February 2016 to $8,925,600. He added on $4.8 million in supplemental damages for sales from the date of the verdict to April 5, 2017, prejudgment interest of $302 per day from the date of the verdict to the...

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