Category: Damages

  • Bayer Healthcare LLC v. Baxalta Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2021)

    By Kevin E. Noonan — Last week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a jury verdict against Baxalta Inc., Baxalta US Inc., and Nektar Therapeutics for infringing Bayer Healthcare’s patent to human blood clotting factor conjugates in Bayer Healthcare LLC v. Baxalta Inc. Bayer Healthcare sued Defendants on U.S. Patent No. 9,364,520, alleging willful infringement by Baxalta’s […]

  • Vectura Ltd. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC (Fed. Cir. 2020)

    By Kevin E. Noonan — Trial courts tend to get more than the benefit of the doubt when their decisions are viewed under the “abuse of discretion” standard, and juries similarly are affirmed unless there isn’t substantial evidence supporting their verdicts. Both these rubrics, which extend more generally to cases involving disputes outside patent law, […]