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Searching cases from 5/2013
- Wellogix Inc. v. Accenture L.L.P.
A jury awarded compensatory and punitive damages in this trade secrets case. The Gore guideposts at issue in this case -- reprehensibility and the ratio between punitive and compensatory damages -- do not require a finding that the punitive damages award was grossly excessive. The district court's judgment is affirmed. 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 11-20816, 05-15-2013.
- Bowman v. Monsanto Company
The patent exhaustion doctrine did not apply to allow a farmer to reproduce patented seeds by planting and harvesting saved seeds without the patent holder's permission. (U.S. Supreme Court, 05/13/2013)