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Fed. Circ. Upholds Yamaha's Win In Speaker Patent Case

Law360 (April 6, 2018, 7:18 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that cleared Yamaha products of infringing a patent for loudspeakers, while also leaving in place a decision that will require the inventor to pay more than $364,000 for Yamaha’s attorneys' fees.

The appeals court affirmed a decision by a Central District of California judge to award Yamaha Corp. of America a judgment of non-infringement in a lawsuit brought by inventor Ira Pazandeh. The court rejected the inventor's arguments that the judge misinterpreted a key term in...
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Case Title

Pazandeh v. Yamaha Corporation of America


Case Number

18-1275

Court

Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

December 7, 2017

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