$184M Cornell Award Cut To $53M In Suit V. HP

Law360, New York (April 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has slashed Cornell University’s damages award from $184 million to about $53 million in its infringement case against Hewlett-Packard Co. over a patent covering a computer processing device, concluding that the university used a royalty base that encompassed much more than the claimed invention.

Judge Randall R. Rader, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge sitting by designation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, ruled on Monday that Cornell failed to prove entitlement to...
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