Posts Tagged: patent marking


Samsung Succeeds in Reducing Damages for Infringement of Two Rembrandt Patents

Rembrandt sued Samsung for patent infringement in the Eastern District of Texas and convinced a jury that Samsung infringed its two asserted patents, awarding $15.7 million in damages. …

Defeating Patent Trolls with Failure to Mark

Many defendants to patent troll suits have never heard of the patent owner or its patent(s), and will have never received notice of infringement until service …
By Damian R LaPlaca
3 years ago 14

Drafting a Licensing Agreement, A Patentee Perspective

You might want to consider some type of up front guaranteed payment to ensure that you get at least something. This may seem overly pessimistic, but it …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 6

No $5.4 Trillion Bounty for False Patent Marking Bounty Hunter

In Perquignot v. Solo Cup Co., the stakes were truly mind-boggling: about $10.8 trillion in total. Approximately $5.4 trillion of that bounty would be the federal government’s share …
By Eric Guttag
9 years ago 4

A Fanciful False Marking Fiction By a Cottage Industrialist

The day starts out quiet enough. I wake up and scoop my contacts out of the Clear Care® contact lens solution they’re swimming in. Blinking rapidly …
By Sue D. Nym
9 years ago 12

Decision to Deceive Mismarking Products with Bogus Patent Numbers Can Cost You

False marking is a statute in the Patent Act that imposes civil liability for intentionally marking a product as patented when it isn’t. We’ve all …
By Matt Walters
10 years ago 2