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Aaron Charfoos Quoted in World Intellectual Property Review

June 15, 2016

Aaron Charfoos, Chicago-based member of Dykema’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and Litigation Department, was quoted in the World Intellectual Property Review article, “SCOTUS decision in Halo and Stryker not a ‘clear cut’ victory for patentees, lawyers say.”

The article points out that the disputes in the Halo and Stryker cases, which have been consolidated, aimed to clarify how enhanced damages are calculated after parties win patent infringement lawsuits. Charfoos highlighted that within several years appellate decisions by the Federal Circuit will bring some uniformity and predictability in determining whether enhanced damages will be awarded. He also stated that he expects damages will be awarded more often in the long term than under the previous standard

To read the entire article, click here.