1. February 13, 2015

    Top IP Awards Of 2014 — And The Firms That Won Them

    There were eight intellectual property awards in 2014 that exceeded $100 million, all of them in patent cases, but attorneys say that many of those substantial sums are at risk of being reduced on appeal since the Federal Circuit has heightened its scrutiny of damages awards.

  2. January 06, 2015

    USPTO Validates Patent Behind CMU's $1.5B Marvell Win

    Carnegie Mellon University scored a victory Monday when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office affirmed the validity of a CMU disk drive patent that a Pennsylvania federal jury found Marvell Technology Group Ltd. had infringed, which led to a $1.54 billion judgment the company is now appealing.

  3. March 31, 2014

    Carnegie Mellon Gets Patent Award Upped To $1.5B

    A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday added more than $366 million to Carnegie Mellon University's patent infringement jury award — now totaling $1.54 billion — against Marvell Technology Group Ltd. in a dispute over disk drive technology patents, while denying CMU's bid for enhanced damages at a higher rate.

  4. January 15, 2014

    Marvell Can't Halve Carnegie Mellon's $1.2B Patent Award

    A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Tuesday that Marvell Technology Group Ltd. can't cut over half of a jury's $1.17 billion patent infringement verdict against it in a dispute with Carnegie Mellon University, saying doing so would reward Marvell for disregarding notice of the patents.

  5. September 23, 2013

    Carnegie Mellon's $1.2B Award Affirmed In Marvell IP Fight

    A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Monday that a jury properly considered substantial evidence before slapping Marvell Technology Group Ltd. with a $1.2 billion judgment for infringing two Carnegie Mellon University patents covering disk drive technology, rejecting Marvell's attempts to land a new trial.

  6. August 23, 2013

    Marvell Can't Get New Trial In $1B Carnegie Mellon IP Fight

    A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday upheld a $1.2 billion judgment imposed on Marvell Technology Group Ltd. for allegedly infringing Carnegie Mellon University's patents, dismissing the company's calls for a new trial.

  7. June 26, 2013

    Carnegie Mellon's $17.2M Attys' Fees In Patent Row Deferred

    A Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday deferred Carnegie Mellon University's request for $17.2 million in attorneys' fees for winning a $1.2 billion judgment in its patent dispute against Marvell Technology Group Ltd., saying it's premature because the dispute is likely to be appealed.

  8. April 12, 2013

    Marvell Pushes For Reduction Of $1.2B Patent Verdict

    Marvell Technology Group Ltd. urged a Pennsylvania federal court on Friday to scale back the $1.2 billion judgment against it for allegedly infringing two Carnegie Mellon University patents, saying the university waited an unreasonably long time to sue.

  9. March 25, 2013

    Carnegie Mellon Urges Court Not To Cut $1.2B Patent Award

    Carnegie Mellon University on Monday urged a Pennsylvania judge not to reduce its $1.2 billion award in a patent infringement case against Marvell Technology Group Ltd., saying it was not aware of its claims at least eight years before it sued Marvell in 2009.

  10. February 28, 2013

    Marvell Denied Docs In Bid To Slash $1.2B IP Damages

    A Pennsylvania federal judge Thursday denied Marvell Technology Group Ltd.'s motion to compel documents it believes would settle the issue of laches, as part of its effort to slash almost $1.2 billion awarded in damages to Carnegie Mellon University in a patent infringement dispute.

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