Posts Tagged: entire market value


Entire market rule only when infringed feature constitutes sole basis for consumer demand

To base its damages theory on the entire market value rule, Power Integrations bore the burden of proving “the patented feature is the sole driver of customer …

Making Sense of the Federal Circuit’s Damages Opinions in Exmark and Finjan

Patent damages law is one of the most complex areas in patent law and it is constantly evolving. Attorneys and courts often confuse the principles and get …

Microsoft Wins at CAFC, 25% Reasonable Royalty Rule Dies

While the Federal Circuit ruled that Microsoft did infringe and the patent claim in question (claim 19 of U.S. Patent No. 5,490,216) was valid, it was Microsoft who …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 6

Supreme Court Refuses Microsoft Appeal in Alcatel-Lucent Case

Earlier today the United States Supreme Court denied Microsoft Corporation's petition for writ of certiorari in Lucent Technologies, Inc. v. Gateway, Inc. et al, with Microsoft being …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 1

Entire Market Value Rule Lives As $357 Million Verdict Dies

The appeal in Lucent Technologies, Inc. v. Gateway, Inc. from the Southern District of California was considered in many quarters as the potentially seminal case on how …
By Eric Guttag
11 years ago 0