The jury found Monday that Genentech breached its 1976 contract with the medical center and acted with fraud or malice in withholding certain royalty payments. The jury is to reconvene June 17 to decide whether Genentech should pay punitive damages and, if so, how much.
The jury reached its decision after 16 days of deliberation. It is the second time the case went before a jury. In October the first jury deadlocked, resulting in a mistrial. The retrial began in March.
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