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Stryker-Zimmer Case Sets Up Tech Industry, Government Clash On Patent Damages Issue

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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In a case going before the Supreme Court in less than three weeks, Stryker is asking the court to broaden the circumstances under which patent damages may be tripled, a position the Obama administration appears to support but one that is getting pushback from tech firms, and at least one device-maker, Medtronic.

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