CalAmp Chips Away at Omega Patent Case; Gets New Damages Trial

Sept. 14, 2021, 2:40 PM

CalAmp persuaded a U.S. appeals court to throw out part of a patent-infringement verdict it lost over systems that can remotely control vehicle functions and to order a new trial on damages.

  • A jury in Florida had found that CalAmp infringed two patents owned by closely held Omega Patents and awarded $4.6 million in damages
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated finding related to one patent, found that CalAmp was improperly precluded from presenting evidence on damages; and said Omega didn’t “present sufficient evidence” to sustain the damages award
  • Case originally filed in 2013, has bounced between ...

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