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Monsanto's (MON) $1B win on Wednesday against rival DuPont (DD) may be vulnerable , according to...

Monsanto's (MON) $1B win on Wednesday against rival DuPont (DD) may be vulnerable , according to patent lawyers familiar with the proceedings. The size of the verdict alone - the fourth largest in history - puts it at risk. Two of the three awards that exceeded that amount were thrown out on appeal, and the other was cut by almost two-thirds. Add to the mix that no commercial sales were actually made by DD, and there's precedent, and possibly even a good chance, they could win on appeal.
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  • daro
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    it will be a fee festival!
    3 Aug 2012, 09:24 PM Reply Like
  • 7footMoose
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    How do you get fined for a patent infringement which neither created any profits nor diverted any revenues. This must have been a Ninth Circuit Case.
    4 Aug 2012, 07:06 AM Reply Like
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