Arctic Cat, Bombardier Can't Redo Snowmobile Patent Trial

By Matt Bernardini (August 8, 2018, 9:02 PM EDT) -- Bombardier and Arctic Cat each lost bids for a new trial in a snowmobile patent dispute when a Minnesota federal judge ruled Tuesday that there was sufficient evidence supporting a jury's finding that Arctic Cat infringed one of Bombardier's patents, and that the contested claims in two patents were invalid.

U.S. District Judge John R. Tunheim denied a stack of post-trial motions by each of the companies, refusing to grant judgment as a matter of law for Arctic Cat Inc. or Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and refusing to kick off a new trial after a jury in December had rendered a...

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