Willful Patent Infringement and Enhanced Damages After Halo
Navigating the New Standard Under 35 U.S.C. 284 Following Supreme Court Ruling
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to patent counsel on the Supreme Court’s new standard for enhanced damages under 35 U.S.C. §284. The panel will explain the Court’s recent decision and its implications.
- Halo and Stryker decisions
- Rejection of Seagate two-part test
- Burden of proof standard
- Standard of appellate review
- District court discretion and limitations
- Implications for enhanced damages in patent cases
- Guidance on what companies and their counsel need to do in light of the Supreme Court’s decision
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How will the district courts apply the new standard for enhanced damages?
- Should companies reevaluate policies regarding when to obtain formal opinions on noninfringement?
- Will the Halo decision inspire patent trolls?
Matthew P. Becker
Banner & Witcoff
Mr. Becker focuses his practice on litigating of patent, copyright, and trademark disputes. He has successfully... | Read More
Mr. Becker focuses his practice on litigating of patent, copyright, and trademark disputes. He has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous patent litigations as lead and co-counsel in a wide range of technologies. He has obtained favorable verdicts in patent infringement jury and bench trials, obtained summary judgments of non-infringement and invalidity in patent infringement actions, obtained preliminary injunctions in patent infringement cases, and preserved favorable judgments on appeal.Close
Mr. Hawes assists companies in technology disputes and in protecting them from future disputes, especially concerning... | Read More
Mr. Hawes assists companies in technology disputes and in protecting them from future disputes, especially concerning software and computer networking. He handles negotiations and cases dealing with patent and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, antitrust violations and violation of the IP provisions of employment agreements. Mr. Hawes’ practice includes all phases of litigation planning, discovery strategy, and preparation and execution of trial.Close