Parties pursuing misappropriation claims in Utah should be prepared to demonstrate a causal link and provide reasonable damage calculations.
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H.B. 251, Utah’s Legislature Goes After Non-Competition Agreements, written by Randall B. Bateman
Most patent attorneys recommend a patent search before filing a patent application. During a search, a patent agent or attorney reviews the prior art – inventions that people have previously made in a particular field – and compares these finds…
A patent owner may have “provisional rights” to recover reasonable royalty damages accruing between the time its patent application published and the time the patent issued if the infringer received actual notice of the published patent application.
Enhanced damages for willful infringement isn’t guaranteed in the 10th Circuit — especially if the plaintiff doesn’t ask the right questions.
Christopher Wight has written an article for Lexology on a case that reflects a policy that disfavors patent owners who fail to assert their patent rights in a timely manner.