2016 IP Academy Series: Enhanced Damages: Use of Opinions by Counsel

Friday, July 8, 2016

The US Supreme Court recently restored the statutory discretion of district courts in determining enhanced patent infringement damages. In June, a unanimous decision by the Court held that the Federal Circuit’s two-part Seagate test to determine willful infringement for enhanced damages is inconsistent with the statute.

Please join us to discuss this recent development and best practices in this area

Topics will include:

  • Enhanced Damages under 35 U.S.C. § 284
  • Similar Case Regarding Attorney Fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285
  • Recent Case Review and Use of Opinions by Counsel  

For more information, please contact Shonna Holmes at shonna.holmes@morganlewis.com or at +1.202.739.5739.