Blog Posts in 2012

  • The Federal Circuit Reaffirms Entire Market Value Concepts

    On August 30, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its Laser Dynamics, Inc. v. Quanta Computer, Inc. opinion, which addressed the Entire Market Value Rule (“EMVR”) and other damage issues. LaserDynamics, Inc. (“LaserDynamics”) owns U.S. Patent No. 5,587,981, which is directed to a method of optical disc discrimination that enables an optical disc drive to ...
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  • Nixon & Vanderhye and TouchTunes Music Corp. Retain Hampton IP

    Nixon & Vanderhye and TouchTunes Music Corp. retained Hampton IP as a damage expert on the TouchTunes Music Corp. v. Rowe International, Corp. et al. case, in the United States District Court Southern District of New York, case number 1:07-cv-11450-RWS. TouchTunes is seeking a declaratory judgment with regards to U.S. Patent No. 5,848,398 titled “System for Managing a Plurality of Computer ...
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  • Copyright Damages Based on Revenues Earned from Sale

    Damage experts are often asked to calculate copyright damages based on revenues earned from the sale of products and services other than the copyrighted work. The copyright statute establishes monetary remedies available in copyright infringement cases.1 Section 504 states: The copyright owner is entitled to recover the actual damages suffered by him or her as a result of the infringement, and any ...
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  • Evanston Insurance Company Retains Scott Hampton

    Scott Hampton was retained by Evanston Insurance Co. as a damages expert for MGA Entertainment, Inc., et al. v. Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest, et al. , case number 08-cv-00457, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. MGA Entertainment filed suit against Evanston Insurance Co. for alleged failure to defend it in a copyright matter involving Bratz dolls ( ...
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