Current Belmont University law student Alex Huffstutter recently contributed to an article published in the Nashville Bar Journal, the official bi-monthly magazine of the Nashville Bar Association. The article, titled “A Sea Change in Enhanced Damages Awards for Patent Infringement,” was co-authored by Huffstutter, Seth Ogden and Edward Lanquist and is featured on the Nashville Bar Journal’s website as the “’Virtual’ Article of the Month.”
The article discusses how patentees have gained an increased negotiating leverage when a defendant knew there was a risk of infringement. It overviews a brief history of enhanced damages for patent infringement and mentions the consequences this new negotiating leverage can have for businesses competing with patented technologies.
Read the full article here.