Patent damages jury verdicts aren't always end of the story

May 8, 2024
IP litigation and damages

It has been over three years since Intel Corporation was ordered by a federal jury to pay VLSI Technology LLC over $2 billion in damages. During that time, the patent damages jury verdict was overturned and, despite many recent case updates, a new trial on damages remains pending.

In this review and analysis, James Donohue and Marie Sanyal provide an update on the VLSI-Intel case and identify more than 50 other patent infringement damages jury verdicts since 2018 that have similarly been overturned. Collectively, these overturned verdicts involve more than $10 billion in damages awards.

In this Law360 article, the authors analyze the various liability and damages issues which can result in an overturned patent infringement damages jury verdict.