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High Court To Hear Stryker Patent Case On Willful Infringement Standards

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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The US Supreme Court will consider arguments on what standards should be met if an award in a patent violation case is to be increased due to willful infringement. A District Court judge tripled a $70 million award Stryker was granted against Zimmer for infringement in a jury trial, but the award was reduced on appeal.

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