This week, the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff in this case. Masimo Corporation v. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, et al., C.A. No. 09-80-LPS (D. Del. Oct. 1, 2014). The jury found plaintiff’s patents not invalid as anticipated, obvious, for lack of written description, not enabled, and indefinite. Furthermore, the jury found that a certain product was not an acceptable non-infringing substitute. Defendants had previously conceded infringement. The jury awarded plaintiff $466,744,783 in damages for infringement.
Defendants had one remaining asserted patent against plaintiff. The jury also found that plaintiff had not literally or indirectly infringed this patent.